A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort, or attempts to limit the freedom of his mind, or compels him to act against his own rational judgment is not, strictly speaking, a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang-rule.Ayn Rand
Me whenever some mid-level bureaucrat tries to ratchet up the mask mandates:
Humans have maintained rich and fulfilling social lives for our entire history without needing the ability to send a few bits of information each month to people we knew briefly during high school.Cal Newport, Digital Minimalism
“Being tolerant does not mean that I share another one’s belief. But it does mean that I acknowledge another one’s right to believe, and obey, his own conscience.”Viktor E. Frankl
I always try to have two or three cups of coffee before I donate blood. I figure I’m doing the guy on the other end a real solid.
Education and formal schooling are not the same thing, nor do they serve the same purpose. We would do well to recognize this glaringly obvious fact.
We are FIVE MONTHS into the COVID-19 experience. I don’t know a single person who has died or even had serious complications from CV. I personally know fewer than 5 people who have even tested positive for it.
This is not what an emergency looks like. This is what a statist power grab looks like.
And other lies we tell ourselves.