Brain Damage

I was doing my best to read Atlas Shrugged, because the book is in the news and mentioned by friends of mine. I tried, I really did, but I just couldn’t seem to connect with the story – I just felt I didn’t know any people who thought and acted like these characters and I couldContinue reading “Brain Damage”

Left Out

You might be wondering, “What does Ralph Waldo Emerson have to do with either Ayn Rand or prepping?” I Googled +Ayn +Rand +Ralph +Waldo +Emerson and found this quote: [Some People] might say: “Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” They got it from a very little mind, Emerson. –http://www.noblesoul.com/orc/essays/emerson.html The word, ‘foolish’ is leftContinue reading “Left Out”

Self Reliance

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. … Speak what you think now in hard words, and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day.— ‘Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.’ —Is itContinue reading “Self Reliance”

Strike!

Stanisław Lentz [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons “What if I went on strike? What if all the creative minds of the world went on strike?” –Ayn Rand I grew up near Delaware County, New York, learning about the Anti-rent War of 1839 to 1852. The anti-rent war was definitely about makers vs. takers. Here is HowardContinue reading “Strike!”

Atlas Shrugged? Really?

Every Sunday morning I try to write something down about what happened to me during the previous week. This past week what has been most interesting to me (personally) is that my struggling business endeavor has found a measure of success. But two other events occurred that, taken together, have persuaded me to forego discussingContinue reading “Atlas Shrugged? Really?”

Crying in the Wilderness

So they said to him, “Who are you? We need an answer! What do you have to say for yourself?”

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Crying in the Wilderness

So they said to him, “Who are you? We need an answer! What do you have to say for yourself?”