One of the hardest things a lover of freedom must learn to do is to let other people make peaceful choices with which we disagree. Kent McManigal has a great take on how actions have natural consequences and we should allow them to play out.
The pressure of the past 20 months has really taken a toll on a lot of us. It’s very tempting to size up the challenges ahead and to ask: Why bother? Robert E. Wright has a great explanation of why people are feeling that way.
If you’ve been paying attention to all the things that make our lives better, you may recognize the debt we owe to the productive people around us. Paul Rosenberg has a great essay on the values of producers and why there’s a peculiar kinship among them.