My penchant for self-reliance isn’t about preparing for apocalyptic times. It’s about maintaining the ability to say “no” when someone in political authority thinks they need to force you to do something. Ryan McMaken warns that the authoritarians will use the welfare state to get compliance with vax mandates.
If you are a supporter of free speech, it’s time to stand up for the free speech of everyone–including those with whom you disagree. The Good Citizen substack has a marvelous recounting of the very public suicide of YouTube thanks to its efforts to engage in politically motivated censorship.