Archives for “freedom”
Last night at a meeting, somebody asked me why I don’t make money. There are a lot of reasons, but lately the reason I don’t make money is this: I am a full-time student. Not at a university (though Ohio State says they’ll hand over my Philosophy degree if I take three non-Philosophy classes so [...]
"So long as men live together on earth and need means to deal with one another—their only substitute, if they abandon money, is the muzzle of a gun." Ayn Rand... I read this and remembered how it felt to think that those were the only choices. It's a feeling that has the comfort of familiarity. But I'm glad to be rid of it.
I remember when I was a new mom, reading stories about homeschool kids who were superstars. Went to Harvard at 15, won an olympic medal, four siblings who all became doctors...
Ok, this is a rant. It's a rant because I'm frustrated. I want people to understand how much I love freedom, how much joy I get from liberty. And what's happening now gets in the way of that understanding.
I went to a hempfest this weekend. Here’s proof! I was helping at a booth supporting Ron Paul for president. If you haven’t learned about Ron Paul, you should. Generally, I think politicians are all part of the problem, but Paul may be an exception. He’s a good guy, and could really help to wake [...]