Every Freedom Lover Is a Leader

Leaders VS Rulers Some freedom lovers have an aversion to the term “leader.” I empathize. The word leader is commonly used to refer to government aggressors whom I ethically oppose. But to me those people are not leaders. They are rulers. Big difference. This distinction is important. I will be…

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Freedom Requires Reciprocity

Simple But Crucial Don’t expect others to respect your freedom if you don’t respect theirs. As long as you adhere to NAP (the Non-Aggression Principle), this should come naturally. Obviously one should not commit aggression against others to stop them from peacefully living their life as they wish. You should…

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Non-Violence Crucial to Achieving Freedom

Violence: defined The use of physical force to inflict harm or damage on others. Non-violence: defined A philosophy of avoiding, preventing and reducing violence as much as possible. Effective strategies for achieving freedom depend on strict adherence to non-violence. Why? Violence is destructive. It often damages potentially valuable property. Violence…

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What Is A Free Society?

My ultimate goal is for each individual among us to be completely free to live peacefully as he/she wishes. To reach this goal we must collaborate to establish and maintain a free society. What is a free society? A free society is a culture (existing online or within a geographic…

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To Achieve Freedom, First See Government As It Truly Is

By examining what government really is and is not, you can shed the delusions holding us back, and develop effective strategies for overcoming government aggression. Some define government as “an administrative service provider for a given region.” Others define government as “institutionalized aggression.” Both definitions are vague, overly-simplified and unrealistic. The…

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Capture Attention to Influence Culture

People are constantly bombarded with messages and have very little time to spare. They tune most of them out. You need to capture and maintain their attention -> to influence them in positive ways -> to transform culture -> to ultimately achieve a peaceful Free Society. Humans survived for millions…

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HTAF 0003: Simple Steps I’ve Taken Recently to Achieve More Freedom

http://traffic.libsyn.com/danshielding/HTAF_0003_Recent_Steps_Ive_Taken_to_Achieve_More_Freedom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of HTAF, Dan covers simple steps you can take to increase freedom in your life, shares the steps he’s recently taken and explains the strategies behind them. What You Will Learn 10 strategies for achieving more freedom 18 simple steps you…

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HTAF 0002: How to truly live as you wish – part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/danshielding/HTAF_0002_How_to_truly_live_as_you_wish_-_part_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of HTAF, Dan covers the basics to “living as you wish”, a crucial skill in the freedom lover’s tool belt. Then using some enlightening “what if…” scenarios, he empowers you to discover your unique core values. What You Will Learn Whether…

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HTAF 0001: One Question… How Can We Achieve Freedom?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/danshielding/HTAF_0001_One_Question…_How_Can_We_Achieve_Freedom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this premiere episode of HTAF, Dan sets the stage to focus on one single question: “How can we achieve freedom?” He clearly defines what he means by the words “Freedom and “Free society.” Then he lists the topics we need to understand to…

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