Two Kinds of Freedom

Here’s the kind of freedom I’m not interested in: It’s the freedom to choose between other people’s options. Some examples: The freedom to buy one brand of shampoo or another. The freedom of flextime, choosing to enter a job either at 8am or 9am. The freedom of fashion, showing good taste by choosing Apple over… Continue reading Two Kinds of Freedom

How to Make Change Real

How is that icicle in Columbus doing? Did it grow? Did it melt? Whatever you personal icicle is, take a moment to look at it. Look at the situation you find yourself in. Look at your job (or your unemployment), look at your relationships, at your friends, at your hobbies. Look at your talents, your… Continue reading How to Make Change Real

How to Disappear

If you search the internet for information on “how to disappear”, you will enter a whole new world. You’ll find husbands fleeing their wives, defrauders absconding from justice, spendthrifts taking flight from the burden of debt. There are entire communities dedicated to discussing which Caribbean tax system is the best, how to get a cheap… Continue reading How to Disappear