Flight Risk

"This sacrifice of common sense is the certain badge which distinguishes slavery from freedom; for when men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon."—Thomas Paine, "Reflections on Titles" May, 1775

Maybe Yes, Maybe No

If now is the only reality, are past and future both fictions?

“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life. It’s only there that it can be won or lost.” — Franz Kafka

The Judge In The Mirror

“It is a common error of tyrants, and their tools, to judge of all men [as] themselves. They reckon, in laying out their plans with absolute certainty, on the selfishness and folly of mankind.” — Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune, October 21, 1856