Please go check out my debut as a commentator at Everything-Voluntary.com.
Finding the Challenges -- Language, Collectivism, War in which I discuss how the three problems are challenges for humanity, suggesting at least one possible voluntary response to each challenge.
"Finding the Challenges" is an original bi-weekly column appearing
every other Wednesday at Everything-Voluntary.com, by Verbal Vol. Verbal
is a software engineer, college professor, corporate information
officer, life long student, farmer, libertarian, literarian, student of computer science and self-ordering phenomena. Archived columns can be found here. FTC-only RSS feed available here.
Our estimable founder, Skyler Collins, stressed that I should go for
positiveness in my debut here at Everything-Voluntary.com. This is quite
a challenge for a curmudgeon like me. I have educated myself under the
sharpest of tongue, wit, and pen. My heroes are Mark Twain, H. L.
Mencken, Kurt Vonnegut, Dorothy Parker, George Carlin, and most
currently, Fred Reed, Penn Jillette, and P. J. O'Rourke.
But I have found a little wiggle room in a positive alcove of my psyche.
In fact, I believe that the troubadours of scorn, whom I have listed
above, are each in his or her individual way actually guides to windows
that face the Sun. After all, what is the purpose of a rant if not in
hope of seeing things change for the better, of going toward the light.
Otherwise, one's grumbling is just a self-service for one's inward
entertainment. Just remember that Thomas Paine did not get to his
current station in our esteem by telling us what a cool dude George III
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