Do you own your body and your life?

I want to tread carefully here not because I'm afraid of being controversial but because some of the things I will write can be easily misconstrued. The events over the last few weeks have really been heavy on my heart. Fortunately, I've been so busy with work and family that I haven't had a chance … Continue reading Do you own your body and your life?

Positive vs. Negative Rights

Like the word Love, Rights is oftentimes used in different contexts to mean different things. Someone may say they have the right to Health Care. Others may say Education is a right. Protection from racial discrimination may be considered my right. Then there's the Bill of Rights. Going to piggy back / expand off of … Continue reading Positive vs. Negative Rights

Once you label me you negate me — Søren Kierkegaard (or Wayne’s World)

I'll admit, I've never read Kierkegaard.  I'd never even heard of him until the infamous Wayne's World bit.  But I think the quote resonates with me. Those of you that know me know that I've been a Star Wars / Star Trek geek my whole life.  I grew up on the Original Series (TOS).  Later, … Continue reading Once you label me you negate me — Søren Kierkegaard (or Wayne’s World)

Liberty and Wealth

Had a couple very interesting exchanges on FB this week, which makes me wonder if I should re-post the link to this on FB like I normally do.  Anyway, most of this has been brewing in my mind for ages.  I may decide to break this up into 2 posts. The first one started when … Continue reading Liberty and Wealth