Ben Franklin was right when he said citizens willing to give up freedom for security get—and deserve—neither. Truer words were never spoken. You can NEVER be safe. A large portion of America is currently wallowing in the artfully sold, oft preached circus of fear that is modern America. Tune into any TV, radio, social media, news outlet and you will be urgently reminded of vaguely how much terror is coming against you right now. We are inundated with news flashes, alerts and notices of the levels of terror that are coming to terrorize us terrcoristicly. They loudly insist that there is no shortage of existential threats that are hell-bent on taking away your security. The evil focused on making you unsafe is impressive and dauntless. As a general rule the threats are kept vague and sensationalist. They explain that its best not to look too deeply into the details of the threat, instead lets focus on the other group that is not keeping you safe enough from the threat. Luckily for you there is always a political party ready to take your trembling hand and promise to provide you with safety, to keep you safe. via GIPHY Bullshit.You can never Continue reading You Can Never Be Safe.
It’s a completely unreasonable question to ask. There are two decidedly opposing camps in the diatribacious debate. Camp Zero holds that in any contest or competition with competing sides that your vote has only the net weight of the winning side. And that conversely any vote cast for the losing side has a negative affect not only on your own personal vote, but on the whole of the vote population. Camp Hero holds that regardless of contesting or competing or convulsing your vote has a double power regardless of which side you vote on. And that not only does your vote count for what you voted for irregardless of which side actually wins the vote, but it also counts double because you voted for what you want and made a statement. So how much is your vote worth? Does your single, solitary vote get drowned in the miasma of millions of votes? Does your vote exist on a singular plane, shining in transcendent glory? Does your vote even count if you voted for the losing side? Or does your vote count because you voted it? Does your vote count more when it’s voted in order to make sure one side Continue reading How Much Is Your Vote Worth?