I don’t like monopolies. I don’t like single points of failure. I don’t like giving corporations control. I don’t like YouTube. Those are reasons I started looking at how to host and distribute my own video content. Don’t get me wrong, YouTube is an amazing platform. Being able to upload and share virtually unlimited video… Continue reading Self Hosting Video Content
“I have let myself go,” I said out loud to an empty apartment. My wife was out, the dog was asleep and I was staring in a full length mirror at someone I no longer recognized. I used to be fit, really fit. I would run marathons, go rock climbing twice a week, paddle for… Continue reading Slow Progress is Still Progress
Something I struggle to understand is why everyone needs to be told what they can and cannot do. Why everyone wants to simultaneously be told what to do and tell others what they can do. Why people feel the need to impose their will on others yet can’t even think for themselves. It sounds harsh… Continue reading Voluntaryism – anarchy for all
I will start this out by saying that it does not go against the utopia vision I presented in my podcast “Systems of Power: I’m Alive”. When I say don’t work for nothing I am not talking about acts of compassion or kindness or goodness. I have spent countless hours helping people with websites, computers, chores, moving etc. I love helping people and I expect nothing in return.
My goals with this plan were motivated by my need to lose weight and regain strength, a need further fueled by my increasing belief that we are seeing the slow collapse of civilization.
Honestly I have no idea what possessed me to make this. These are conversations I have in my head and sometimes I like to externalize them.