Feb 4, 2023Liked by Josh Centers

I share your concerns. But I don't think there's anything we can do besides keep on keepin' on, continuously making marginal improvements to our level of independence, while nonetheless accepting that we will always rely on others including The System. Humans are pack animals — hive animals, even. That just is what it is.

"Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life." — Revelation 2:10

(I've probably quoted that to you before lol, it's a favorite)

Your childrearing values inspire me, and I think raising your kids to be virtuous and strong is the best response to our present political predicament!

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Well, I agree. I’m depressed and worried too. I bought The Benedict Option several years ago, and also never finished it. I was so worried that I once again considered getting hens. I got really upset doing the chicken math, 4 sq ft per bird of coop, seven for run. Every article said close to the same, but then their links to chicken coops said For 6 chickens! 12 chickens! But the chicken math was for only two, max. All made in China. Reviews said Flimsy! Cold! Raccoons can just walk in! Dig up through the floor! Figure out the combination lock themselves! I would melt down having hens outside in negative five or a hundred and five weather.

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I saw this morning that it would be difficult for us to shoot down the Chi-Spy balloon even if we wanted to. But we need to do it. Is Biden even aware of the effrontery? I also saw that Russia is sending half a million fresh troops to Ukraine. Come on, give up already. The UK only has emough bullets for five minutes in the Ukraine war. Do we really want WWIII in Ukraine? What would be the objective important enough to impoverish the nation? Oh, wait, we’re already living in misery. With possibly an entire generation disabled by the covid vaccine designed to fight a bioengineeeed virus. But not to worry, Walker will just take Pfizer off his resume. I am sick with grief and worry, and physically sick from long Covid and vaccine damage. Around what flagpole should we rally?

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