There have been some posts online which indicates that if one does not have at least $2million, one cannot retire and need to work until he/she kicks the buckets.
I am of view that there is no need to bother on all these views made by external parties. One will have different circumstances and hence there will be different approaches in navigating the way to FIRE if he/she desires to do so. The way in which the fear caused by the said individual, is indeed unfounded for. There are great examples in which one can retire with ease by leading simple lifestyles.