More Misery?

Well I can't say I didn't half expect this (second link in the post, along with the insinuation). Since I've never known Billy to lie (not a single time ever), or even to use selective truth to be dishonest (most people do it all the time), let me clarify a few things (much of which is done in the comments to that post he cites). First, I'm speaking for myself. I happen to find it glorious to produce in spite of the general and institutionalized theft of a portion of what I produce. I'd probably still produce even if they stole it all because they can't steal the fact that it was I who produced it. That's just me. Second, I'm not hedging on what I call it. It's theft. Theft of a penny is theft. It's robbery, and it's done --- ultimately -- at the point of a gun and under threat of the loss of your freedom or your life. My point is that you can be miserable about the "penny or two" (I am) or you can be miserable about it (I am) and produce anyway (I do). Advance your life anyway. And I'm not talking about...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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