An Article of the Modern Survival Guide

People do not always hold the same opinions. Shocking, I know — you heard it on the internet, folks! But true, nonetheless: no matter how right you think you are, someone out there disagrees with your opinion on… well… pretty much everything. One of the big selling points of modern…

An Article of the Modern Survival Guide, Vol. II

This series is titled the Modern Survival Guide for a reason — everything here is supposed to help you survive the world as it is, not as we wish it to be. To my mind, one of the most critical components of that goal is to keep acquiring knowledge, as…

An article of The Modern Survival Guide, Vol. II

I find the whole concept of being a “gentleman” oddly fascinating. That’s a good place to start — you have this image of a man vs. a gentleman, simply by virtue of the language, which in and of itself sets up…

An Article of the Modern Survival Guide, Vol. II

Among the many truly awful narratives running around in the US today, there are few worse than this: “The government doesn’t do anything but screw up and take your money.” It’s right up there with “All politicians are lying bastards” as a pernicious falsehood that really ought to be put…

An Article of The Modern Survival Guide, Vol. II

I’m going to let you in on a dirty little secret. Are you ready? Here it is, and don’t tell anyone — the United States Federal Government employs more than 4 million private contractors. How many more than 4 million? No one knows. But that’s a pretty hefty chunk of…

Allen Faulton

Searching for truth in a world focused on belief.

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