Dealing With The Darkness – There’s Far More To You Than You Realize

2014/01/25 I suspect that each of us is visited by The Darkness from time to time, but I only know my own experience with The Darkness. The Dark Night of the Soul, coined by fellow mystic St. John of the Cross is my favorite characterization of The Darkness. While Saint John of the Cross’ poem…

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Y’all Are Lucky As Hell

2014/01/24 A wonderful woman just asked me “why” I’m pursuing the Boot-Strap Expat Adventure.  I find it insightful to consider such questions because it took years of introspection for me to come to the decision to expatriate. While I will surely benefit from a move to South America, I’m also a guy with a sense…

Don’t Be An Accidental Agorist

 2014/01/12 What is Agorism? – In essence, Agorism is Economic Anarchy. According to Wikipedia (Skip the Wiki paragraphs if you already have a clue and scroll down to Most Of Us Stumble Into Agorism) Agorism is a libertarian social philosophy that advocates creating a society in which all relations between people are voluntary exchanges by means of counter-economics, thus engaging in a…

Sometimes Life is Perfect

2014/01/20 Every Moment Is a Gift, and Sometimes I Remember to Share It – Most of you are familiar with my Anarchist, Fuck You Establishment Self. But that is just one facet of the gem. Each of us has many facets or faces we show the world. I’m a lover, not a fighter, although I’ve…

Making You Cringe and What I Learned from the Nanny State

2014/01/16 You may have noticed that I put myself out there – I tend to be open and candid about everything within my delusions of control. That is why you’ll often encounter experiences, events, failures and personal failings in essays and articles. If I didn’t share these aspects of life and experience I might lose…