Libertarian Prepper

The world divides politically into those who want people to be controlled, and those who have no such desire.

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15 things I hate about Thailand

This is based on my experiences of living and working in Thailand, and also of traveling a little as a tourist. Mostly though, I saw and heard what tourists wouldn't, and almost none of it was good, so rather than try to make a balanced list of pros and cons – something I don't think is even remotely possible – I'm Read more [...]

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Have we reached a place where cell phone technology advancements have slowed?

(i.e. - are phones so good that it will be hard for manufacturers to take milestone leaps forward?) Is the technology underpinning the cell phone market stagnating? It might be. While smartphone market penetration is now at more than 1 billion units and growing rapidly, and almost 90% of the vast global population now Read more [...]

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Guns in Schools and the Freedom of Choice

In some recent news, a Texas school district will allow teachers to carry guns on school premises. When this piece of news was posted on Google+, the replies were largely from people who were outraged. The first reply was, "Let the stupidest lead the way, that's pretty normal for the USA". And it only got worse from Read more [...]

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Google Censorship

Google censorship - two words that should send shivers down your spine. So many people trust Google with their access to information. While, technically, Google doesn't host much of its own information, it definitely controls what information on the web you know about. It's a gatekeeper of sorts. There are of course Read more [...]

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The Financial Bubble that brings Economic Armageddon?

We may be facing the worst financial bubble yet. But let's put this into some context. The U.S. economy never recovered from the crisis that began in 2007. It hasn't even recovered from the dot-com bubble in 2000. And depending on how you look at things, it was more or less stagnant since 1990. What am I talking about? Read more [...]