Archive for October, 2011

Quotes from The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

“A rational anarchist believes that concepts such as ‘state’ and ‘society’ and ‘government’ have no existence save as physically exemplified in the acts of self-responsible individuals. He believes that it is impossible to shift blame, share blame, distribute blame… as blame, guilt, responsibility are matters taking place inside human beings singly and nowhere else. But […]

Comparing Circuses

Abraham and I have been to two different circuses this year. In May we saw the Kelly Miller Circus in Connersville, Indiana. Last Wednesday we saw the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Cleveland, Ohio. Here’s a comparison. Subjective Value Comparison Between Two Circuses Metric Kelly Miller Circus Ringling Brothers and Barnum & […]

Stop, Collaborate and Listen: EfficientGovNetwork Regional Collaboration Conference

On Thursday 13 October 2011, I used a vacation day to attend the EfficientGovNetwork Regional Collaboration Conference on behalf of the Cleveland Coalition/Transparency Action Plan Summit. I met up with Pepper Pike councilwoman Jill Miller Zimon and we carpooled down to Akron. Jill was there on behalf of The Civic Commons; they are helping with outreach/education for #EGNetwork. […]