The popular evil of obedience to “authority” is submission of the wrong kind…
… nothing more than self-denial, servitude, abdication, and cowardice spun into “virtues”.
Devotion to an ideal is submission of the right kind… a responsible freedom that needs no sanction… animating and demanding the very best of me… and with the power to rally the bona fide virtues… compassion, honesty, integrity, gratitude, creativity, perseverance, and courage… to its cause.
The challenge, of course, is that “the simplest thing”… submission to my own hopes and dreams… and to my innate sense of right and wrong… may be the hardest leap of all.
Learn more… Coming Out: Martyrdom
A uniquely burdened and blessed citizen of the world thinking and acting out loud!