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My Experience of Authoritarianism as a Gay Man in Semi-rural Texas

And Other Thoughts

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Not all authoritarians govern with tanks, and guns, and bombs, and threats. In fact, authoritarians don’t govern, they dictate, imposing their will over the will of the people. Governing requires legitimacy. Legitimacy requires the consent of the governed, the willingness of free people to choose to participate in a…




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No one in particular seeking to diminish ego and accentuate Self, partaking in life with a beginner’s mind. (He/Him/His)

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