What is Voluntaryism?

Finding the challenges …

I was, in fact, challenged as to “What is a voluntaryist?”  I will, from time to time, read a piece, in the SIG for Writers to which I belong, where I will claim to be a “voluntaryist.”  Although curiosity will kill the cat, someone decided to query how and why I was using the word, “voluntaryist.”

Let me lead off by declaring what a voluntaryist is not:

A voluntaryist could do any of those things but is not a voluntaryist thereby.  For instance, I was born in Chattanooga, TN.  For another instance, the formulation by Auberon Herbert comes close.  For a third instance, in seeking brevity, I often label myself a voluntaryist — it is not inaccurate, but it is not complete.

As I identify myself as a voluntaryist, I hold the following principles to be true:

And so forth.  Both lists are open-ended.

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Verbal is a software engineer, college professor, corporate information officer, life long student, farmer, libertarian, literarian, student of computer science and self-ordering phenomena, pre-TSA world traveler, domestic traveler.