Category Archives: Education

Articles, commentary, and information on the importance of education in self reliance.

Self reliance at work

Wolverine at American Preppers Network has an interesting post on teaching self reliance. I told him that I wasn’t taking the self-defense class. I told him that we should be teaching a self-reliance class to the group too. He asked … Continue reading

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Defensive entrepreneurship

DDFD over at Self Reliance Exchange recently published a short post on the skills one can acquire by operating your own business, and emphasizes that having a side-business can help cushion against job loss. Speaking from my own experience, starting … Continue reading

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Old fashioned values and self reliance

American Thinker published a column by Edward Bernard Glick about his grandmother and her insistence on learning English when she emigrated to America. I’m not above giving some help to immigrants, but I believe she mostly had the right attitude: … Continue reading

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Other sources of self reliance information

I would be foolish to believe I am alone in my interest in self reliance. There are already plenty of people out there talking about it. Their approaches differ dramatically. Some are looking to live a more self-sustainable lifestyle. Some … Continue reading

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Thoreau and I find common ground

I’m making good progress in my study of Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden”, the supposed seminal work on self reliance. It’s not an easy read, as his prose is full of references, many of which cannot be understood without the help … Continue reading

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