Let’s all breathe a sigh of relief that we made it to 2021. The past year was tough on many levels but Alexander Salter reminds us that one takeaway we must not forget is that the real villain was big government.
One of the great curiosities of our time is how deeply people will strive to believe that nothing is all THAT wrong in our relationship with government. Lucio Saverio Eastman and Micha Gartz have a powerful graphic that illustrates 15 signs that you’re in an abusive relationship. It’s a wake up call, to put it mildly.
The pushback against lockdowns isn’t a matter of selfishness or ignorance, despite what the lockdowners might claim. As Joakim Book explains, it’s a matter of ownership–of your body and your health–and who may rightfully make the decisions about what’s best for you. Those who are claiming a collective ownership that trumps yours are likely motivated by a desire to dominate, because they think they know best.
More mental empowerment courtesy of Paul Rosenberg’s series on fallacies. This time around, he explains gaslighting and how to counter it.