The real protection of life and property, always and everywhere.
I came out of the Soviet Union no longer a communist, because I believed in personal freedom.
The need for Government is the need for force; where force is unnecessary, there is no need for Government.
Writing fiction is... an endless and always defeated effort to capture some quality of life without killing it.
Making the best of things is... a damn poor way of dealing with them. My whole life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand.
As novices, we think we're entirely responsible for the way people treat us. I have long since learned that we are responsible only for the way we treat people.