"The great trouble with religion – any religion – is that a religionist, having accepted certain propositions by faith, cannot thereafter judge those propositions by evidence. One may bask at the warm fire of faith or choose to live in the bleak uncertainty of reason – but one cannot have both." ~ Robert Heinlein
I came from an abusive family of Christian republican sheeple. I caught hell at home and at school. While I was attending school, I never fit in with the other students. I was also forced to wear 20 year out of fashion clothes during my elementary school years. I grew up believing that something was very wrong with me!
Upon reaching adulthood, I joined the Army because I had believed all of the statist propaganda I was taught in government school. I am thankful that I never had to go to war while I was in. My first three decades of life had been quite horrible over all, but I kept searching for truth and wisdom. I had always been an avid reader, and by reading; I eventually healed myself for the most part, and I discovered anarchism as well. The changes that I went through were extremely dramatic: I now love my life very much indeed, and I am now calm and happy by default.
Homesteading, philosophy, permaculture, solar energy, integrated home design, ect.
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