Nomad, science fiction author, cryptocurrency miner, trailblazer.

But we might not survive the transition.

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Beneath the corporate scheming and political paralysis, a rebellion stirs. Empowered by an age of decentralized communication, everyday people are wielding power unseen in the history of mankind. Whether that power can be harnessed for a common good has yet to be seen.


If you seek a source for the unrest, the conspiratorial insanity, and the burgeoning economic inequality gripping America look no further.

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Americans instinctively know a nefarious illness has rooted itself deep inside our republic. Subjected to an inescapable and self-serving political duopoly, they’re divided. Driven to blame one another, they aim their frustration everywhere but the true cause. The resulting chaos threatens to tear apart our nation at the behest of an oligarchic power masquerading as a benevolent force.


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There are claims among the former Party of Lincoln that a second vote to impeach President Trump will “divide the nation.” That the country “needs to heal.” Or that impeachment without protracted debate and hearings would be an aberration of procedure.


But this is why it feels that way…

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The outcry over the shutdown of the conservative haven, Parler, has been strong. Even in the wake of mob violence incited by, and organized on, social media, many believe that shutting down the platform was a step too far.


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The day after the Capitol was stormed by a mob, Republicans who had previously ridden Trump’s mercurial coattails with glee became suddenly reticent. Shocked. Bewildered. Mick Mulvaney stated that Trump “wasn’t the same man” and tendered his resignation. As though, somehow, since losing the election, his former golden calf had changed rhetoric and tactics.


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dream small…


“I’m not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours.” Everyone. Internet. 2020.

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My brazen plunge into a fictional existence began in August 2019 when a fellow wanderer I worked with and befriended told me that the world was falling apart. Like some wayward prophet he described feeling it plucking at his nerves, a livewire held there. Impending doom.


Y’all might want to rethink this commitment to famous last stands...

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With electoral votes locked in this past Monday, Texas continued the following day to fight on a loser’s behalf. Thirty-four of their thirty-eight electors called on the swing states of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin to appoint their own electors and nullify Biden’s win.


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I was recently fed an article from a couple bragging about the thousands of dollars in extra cash they earn every month from side hustles. Money which would see them to early retirement in their thirties.


How collective complacency in an Age of Disinformation fuels the fires.

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Standing on a lonely desert island surrounded by a black ocean of Malpaís, I never expected to meet a conspiracy theorist.

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