On Being Who You Are

Many people and institutions around us are bent on telling us who we should be and what we should do. If our passions and aspirations are unpopular, we should “conceal, don’t feel, don’t let them know.” Screw that! Be who you are and do what you want. “Let it go” and say “Here I stand! and Here I’ll stay!” “Rise like the break of dawn” and be that beautiful person that you were born to be, “in the light of day.” And that’s today’s two cents!


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Founder and editor of Everything-Voluntary.com and UnschoolingDads.com, Skyler is a husband and unschooling father of three beautiful children. His writings include the column series “One Voluntaryist’s Perspective” and “One Improved Unit,” and blog series “Two Cents“. Skyler also wrote the books No Hitting! and Toward a Free Society, and edited the books Everything Voluntary and Unschooling Dads. You can hear Skyler chatting away on his podcasts, Everything Voluntary and Thinking & Doing.