People who are brave still have fear. They just transcend the fear long enough to either live, meaning their risk assessment was correct, or their risk assessment wasn’t.

I am white, not rich, but not terribly poor, either. I want that world you speak of. I want all of us to know that it’s easier to manage abundance than scarcity. You speak that language.

I am looking forward to that day when the non-brown people like myself are a minority, so that for once, they can be humbled, not in a bad way, but in a way that allows them to take note of the compassion that brown people can have.

I can’t help but wonder what those guys still running the Southern Strategy must be thinking. How could they not see this coming? That won’t matter because our society is going to flip capitalism on it’s head. There doesn’t seem to be any way around it.

I had to look up copiosis. I found myself thinking of Scott Santens and basic income. I found myself thinking of (20,000) Doctors For Single Payer Health Care. I found myself thinking of Bernie Sanders and his proposal for free public education. There is no reason why we can’t do them — all.

Basic income, health care and education are like the leaves left by trees on the floor of the forest. They are the soil that will allow us to transcend our differences and enjoy a good meal together, to share ideas together, to laugh, together.

Don’t look now, but I think you have a new follower.

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Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.

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