Toward Autarchy: Personal Enlightenment

The following is a follow-up to my original article, Is There A Fundamental Difference Between Anarchists & Autarchists? If you've not yet read the former, I...

The State of the Union Show

Seems nobody ever mentions that most every politician in that room are multi-millionaires or better, the vast majority of whose wealth was extorted from...

Is There A Fundamental Difference Between Anarchists & Autarchists?

I recently stumbled upon a revelation concerning anarchists and the personal principles that they espouse. I'd seen the following shirt design by the...

How Personal Technology is Obsoleting Public Policing

Perhaps it's just me, but I think this is very cool… This is the weekly crime report from my Ring Video...

On the Gillette Ad Controversy

To me, it's really quite simple: where we spend our limited time, attention, and energy is much more important than where we spend our...

The Need to Re-establish an Appropriate Degree of Disconnectedness

A recent thought: The advent of the Internet, cell phone networks, social media, and the prevalence of cameras & video cameras everywhere has created a...

How Artificial Sweeteners Actually Cause Weight Gain, Not Weight Loss

NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose levels, based on the claims...

17 Years & $127 Billion Later, The TSA Has Not Made...

Back when I worked at Borders Bookstore in McCarran Airport here in Vegas, I talked to a military guy who told me he carries...

Introverts vs. Extraverts

I often find myself explaining to others the true meaning of introversion and extraversion, due to the common misconception that introverts are shy, and...

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Somebody posted the following quote on Facebook the other day, and I thought it worth sharing: "You need to learn how to select your thoughts,...

The Demise of the Boy Scouts & the Beauty of the...

It's recently been reported that the Boy Scouts of America is filing bankruptcy. Now, I don't know many details about the...

The Relegation of Men in Modern Society

I recently came across an article on MSN which discussed "men's pie clubs" which have arisen in England to help men cope with isolation and...

Making The Impossible Possible

Mick Ebeling's dream has always been to use storytelling and technology to help as many people as possible. (Visit his website: Not Impossible Labs)

Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

The following article was originally published by Million Mile Secrets, and is republished here with permission. You can read the original article here.

Thoughts: Autarchy vs. Anarchy, Individuation vs. Individualism, & Addiction vs. Enlightenment

While reviewing some of the liberty writing on my blog, I came across this  article, which was the first I wrote in contemplation of...

Eastwood Innovations

Eastwood Innovations is the name of both of my Amazon stores (currently under development), and I also plan to eventually create an LLC. Initially, I'm...

Make Today Day One

Imagine a day, long ago, when a young, timid, scared Michael Jordan ventured out onto a basketball court for the very first time... …so if...

The Death of Sears: A Study in Corporate Suicide

I originally wrote and published this article in February 2015; but with Sears once again in the news, filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announcing...

Toward Autarchy: The Subjective Approach to Interacting with Others

This morning, there was some opinionated mudslinging going on between various libertarians/anarchists in my Facebook network, which compelled me to write the following response: I...

The Solution to State/Crony Control & Censorship of Social Media

These days, many people don't seem to understand that rights trump preferences. Rights are based on the understanding and recognition of, and respect for, the...

How Lists Help the Present Me Manage the Future Me

In his books, and on his blog, and in various podcasts, Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert) regularly mentions his use of "systems rather than...

What Does “Toward Autarchy” Mean?

The following is a brief description of my new ideological endeavor, which I've dubbed Toward Autarchy. Though the website is not yet active (thus...

Toward Autarchy: Back To Basics…Because United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Again, the following article is an expanded version of a post I recently wrote on my new Facebook liberty page, Toward Autarchy. If you have a...

Book Release: Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of Life, Death, Loss,...

I'm excited to announce that on Friday, June 17, 2016, I released my new book, Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of Life, Death, Loss,...