Political movements encourage people to vote. “Vote! Get out and vote!” they shout. The same edicts are repeated over and over as if democracy itself depends on it. Yet, nothing seems to change. Or, to the surprise of the voters, even if their candidates win, the world’s problems remain in place with no reasonable solutions […]
How about the expression “F-U Money!” The notion behind this idea is that there is an amount of money so large that a person can just turn their backs on the rest of the world and simply not be bothered anymore.
I am in the process of writing my next book — the prequel to Optimizing America. This book takes place on a farm just outside of Savannah. Justin Wolfe has hired Evan White to turn a farm into a social experiment. Using its own currency, the farm brings homeless people there to stay. They are […]