A quick update for those of you waiting for the new edition of Beyond Rules: The opening of Karol’s OnlyIndie store had to be delayed a bit, as some unforeseen issues turned up. That’s how development projects go – but nonetheless, the store should now launch on Thursday, April 5. Beyond Rules is already in… Continue reading Beyond Rules Update
“The Ides changed everything,” Cicero wrote in a letter, commenting on the events happening in the aftermath of Caesar’s assassination on March 15th, 44 B.C. They changed everything, indeed, leading to a resurgence of the civil war, the end of the Republic and the death of Cicero himself. “The Ides changed everything” is true for… Continue reading Happy Beyond Rules-Day
I got some interesting reader comments by email for last week’s post, Deer in Headlights. One common objection was: “But it’s not my fault!” Of course it’s not. At least not exclusively. Deer in headlights isn’t just a hart problem. It’s a hard problem. And it’s also a herd problem, from all I can tell:1… Continue reading Out of the Headlights
The terrorists. The government. The opposition. The corporations. The protestors. The system. The censors. The religions. The neighbor’s horrible music that doesn’t let us sleep: There are many suspects when it comes to identifying enemies of freedom. Unfortunately, for those of us who are lucky to live in the richer parts of the world, the biggest… Continue reading From Serfdom to Freedom
My New Year’s oracle had told me so: In 2012, my finances would finally get sorted out. Big cash was on the way! A couple of days later, the prophecy became palpable: I got a call from a dear friend who also happens to be a former boss. In plain language, she offered me 250.000… Continue reading Would You Sell Your Freedom for a Quarter Million Euros?