It seems that many might question the Why of this website, so it
warrants a direct response. I could even broaden the question to
say "why bother?" Some will want to reject this entire set of
arguments simply because it does not feel in alignment with their beliefs.
To those I say seek what makes you think wherever that is.
Clearly the answer for me is one not of a self-possession of any
higher meaning or insight. I do not aspire to that noble ground.
I do not aspire to any power position or moral high ground.
I simply answer the question as to what is missing in our political
thinking, and attempt to make it easy to consider. If you have come this far in this website then you
are at least curious as to how this adds value. Some are
here to catalog and dismiss these ideas, to fight their adversary so to
I am not the adversary of reasonable people wanting to understand.
I am not here to indoctrinate or dismiss. I am here to question.
You can consider the
motive for yourself: Can we not fix some basics problems in our
society? How also do we answer the question in the future to the youth of
today, who will one day grow up and ask: why did you not fix these
The passing of tremendous debt to the youth is unbelievable to me.
The notion that we are not more concerned about the quality of education
we are providing to them is even more so. I cannot see why
we as a society do not take these issues more seriously. The
majority of the public seems content with going with the flow, reveling
in their apathy.
One could argue successfully I believe with the notion that it is no
longer possible to just vote every 2 to 4 years and hope for a change.
It does take work, this democracy we have. We will likely
loose its value and basis if left to continue as a status quo open to
gradual intervention. Why so harsh a
statement? Well we can look no further than Europe to see how
stagnant a society can become, when more entitlements are voted in until
one wakes up and find out you have become Greece.
Today there are more than 60% of households receive more money from
the government than they give the government. Is this healthy or
Having a dependency crisis, an educational crisis, a lack-of-entrepreneurism crisis is new to us all. What we do about it as
citizens now matters more than ever.
"There are two ways to enslave us; one by war, and the other by debt." John Adams