Black Friday, Puritanizing Marijuana, Poustinia, Fools for Christ
Black Friday and the Gorillas: Are Black Friday shoppers near descendants of the gorillas? Albert Jay Nock would seem to think so. A sense of superiority is an unsettling trait of many libertarians.
Puritanizing Marijuana: The marijuana industry is booming, but there is a conscious effort to imbue it with the Puritan work ethic and otherwise mainstream it. Thaddeus Russell wouldn’t approve.
Lightning Segments: Eight Mile, a list of Great Men, other snippets.
Poustinia: My experience with the solitary Russian retreat.
Fools for Christ: A very unusual religious calling, but a compelling one in its own way.