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TheVoluntaryLife

TheVoluntaryLife Interview

Many thanks to Jake at TheVoluntaryLife blog and podcast for interviewing me about life as a permanent traveler. Jake is an excellent interviewer and in a short time we covered many topics including; Taking kids out of school Why travel is great for a family Encouraging kids to be individuals Living with coercive immigration rules […]

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FreedomLovin

Freedom App Interview At Freedom Lovin

Many thanks to Kevin over at Freedom Lovin‘ for interviewing me about The Freedom App and living with personal Freedom. Our discussion was eclectic and, I hope, very interesting. Kevin is another person encouraging people to build their own Freedom without waiting for some government to provide it to them. (Cuz’ that’s a looong wait.) […]

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Author, on Crete and thinking about personal Freedom and Ancient Greece.

How Can I Achieve Personal Freedom?

When you spend time talking to people about Freedom it becomes apparent that there are at least two perspectives among those who have a deep desire for it. Firstly, there is social Freedom that gets discussed (sometimes ad nauseum) by politicians, paid spokespeople and other manipulators of the populace. Their’s is the ‘freedom’ we will […]

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NomadCapitalist

Interview With Nomad Capitalist

Andrew Henderson over at NomadCapitalist.com interviewed me for his radio and podcast program. We talk about living life as a permanent traveler, the contrast between countries where prospects are improving rather than diminishing, how weaker countries actually offer greater freedom because they have less ability to coerce and related issues. I hope our discussion stimulates […]

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Can You Own An Idea?

Can You Own An Idea?

I think if you stopped one hundred people on the street and asked them if it’s possible to own an idea 99 of them would say ‘no.’ Maybe 100. It’s always a red flag to me when people who show no real evidence of thinking deeply about a question are able to answer it in […]

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TheArtOfNotBeingGoverned

Not Being Governed

Many thanks to the folks over at NotBeingGoverned for featuring my 2,000-word article, Whose Idea of Freedom Should We Use? on their site. These guys are champions of individual freedom who come at the issue from many different perspectives and encourage lively debate. (*cough* intellectual property.) I’m a bit envious of their very busy Facebook […]

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The Freedom App - Building True Freedom Through Contractual Republics

The Freedom App

The Freedom App – Building True Freedom Through Contractual Republics Are you a person who believes the world can be improved? If so, do you believe it should move toward more freedom, or toward more tyranny? More liberty or more restriction? More toward respecting the individual or toward obeying the state? If you favor more […]

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Time to End the Fear

Giving Politicians Credit for What They Do Well

Career politicians aren’t in their profession by chance. Most of them are good at it. They either have the natural skills required or they have cultivated those skills over years of observation and practice. As a general rule, professional politicians have a higher than average social IQ. That is, they excel at relating to people […]

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