One of my favorite words is orthogonality — perhaps because it is found only rarely. I owe my ownership of the word to my mentor from Kentucky State University, Dr. Terry Magel, formerly head of the Computer Science program.
Let’s face it. There is no single stroke of governance that will make the homeless campers of Austin, TX go away. You cannot put toothpaste back in a tube.
I can think of no better gift to give yourself than to listen to Judge Andrew Napolitano delivering his address entitled Nation of Sheep. It is presented as part of EVC’s excellent Voluntaryist Voices podcast.
We keep trying to make a silk purse of a sow’s ear, ie, voting for good and getting evil.
In 250 years, we have moved only from being the chattel of Mad King George to being the chattel of mad POTUS.
Nobody asked but … Four Seasons Floundering, foundering, foolish futility,Only lonely (sex store next door),Useless really (crematorium other side),Rude. Supercilious silliness, Effectiveness excised,Affect continued,Systematic deconstruction = hot mess,Organized disorganization, Nonsense with a clandestine aimSwitcheroo. — Kilgore Forelle
You are free until your particles collide with another, larger set of particles. There are no rules, no legislation that can undo that collision.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”
Until I heard Professor Ryan, I was in danger of mislabeling myself. For the past year, I have been confused because I have not been aware of failing to be a voluntaryist, many longtime friends seemed to be going down a garden path, and by implication I was being called unpleasant things since I was taking care of myself. In other words, I was wearing a mask when it seemed prudent.
Will we evolve at a faster pace than our primary opposites? So far yes. The intelligent are making a better life for themselves.