• Individualism Is A Myth--No One Is Completely Self-Sufficient

    7 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    One of the common themes of right-leaning conservatives who preach “freedom” and “liberty” is that everyone should worry only about themselves - we should all be completely self-sufficient. “You worry about you, and I'll worry about me!” they sneer, or “If you want to succeed, you gotta put in your own hard work!”
    The implication is that they themselves rely on themselves and no one else. Everything they've ever earned is a result of their own blood, sweat, and tears.
    Looking at the statistics on these things tells us that this literally cannot be true. Stats on those receiving government...
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