Tomorrow, American’s everywhere will be celebrating independence with back yard barbecues and fireworks displays. We will express gratitude for the freedoms we enjoy, and proclaim ourselves an independent country. Are we?
Food Security Begins with a Mindset
Few of us stop to think about food security (access to enough safe, nutritious food to live a healthy life) as the driving force behind a thriving economy. Yet leaders throughout history have recognized that food shortages spell disaster for any nation. In today’s rapidly expanding global population, food security is key to prosperity. … Read more
What Does Freedom Look Like?
Another Independence Day has passed us by. My regular followers know that July 4th has special meaning to us as a business. Afterall, I started this business because I recognized that our poor health and our poor economy are directly related to the freedoms that are disappearing from US society. Freedoms that are being eroded … Read more
Finding Freedom Within the Herd
Most of us claim we want freedom to do as we please. Yet throughout history we see examples of individuals and civilizations alike fighting for freedom only to gravitate back to states of oppression. Whether we describe the Hebrews asking Moses to be their king after leading them out of Egypt, American revolutionaries asking … Read more
Public Education Will Succeed When We Stop Forcing Horses to Drink
Every Horse Lover Knows You Can Bring a Horse to Water, but You Can’t Make Him Drink. Horses will drink when they are thirsty, and students will learn when they have need of knowledge. Public Education is Built on the False Premise that We Can Make Unwilling Students Learn. In 1992, I left public education … Read more