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The Decalogue

Seems straightforward enough: Worship only Jehovah God.​—Exodus 20:3. Doesn’t say there aren’t other gods, just says the one talking to Moses claims exclusivity and primacy for Israel (and by extension, heretical but faithful cousins). Do not practice idolatry.​—Exodus 20:​4-6. This means don’t pray to false gods of your own creation or of any kind, e.g., […]

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Leviathan and the 1%

That we have more and more intrusive government at all levels as well as the unprecedented concentration of wealth is no coincidence. To address each separately is problematic. If our gigantic, expensive, corrupt and incompetent governing bodies don’t work for we the people, and only seem to give lip service to the noisiest, expecting them […]

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No Job and Grateful

I got laid off in Autumn 2019. Since then I have not had a full time job paying more than a small fraction of what I used to make. Here are some things for which I am truly thankful: –I haven’t had to pay huge taxes to corrupt local, state and federal governments which use […]

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Work Makes You Free?

Work makes you free, if and only if:1. You are free to negotiate a price or walk away (which you can’t do when everyone is a slave of the state)2. Your work is compensated in real money on which thrift is rewarded rather than punished (which it can’t be if payment is in currency controlled […]

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Dirty Jobs

I have been a remote worker either part or full time since 2004. I realized then that it was more important for me to work on my own terms than to move up the corporate ladder. I was a bit ahead of the curve. Now I am trading my white collar shirt for a blue […]