daniel forkner

Traveling the World. Only saying yes to things that excite me. Pursuing a life of learning and adventure.

Atlanta, GA 29 posts

I'm Starting Over

I realize I've lived a pretty selfish life so far. I don't want to do that anymore. Ideas have been swimming around in the back of my mind for a while now; ideas that the world might not be the way I've always pictured it to be. One of my best friends planted and watered these seeds of doubt, and I'm eternally grateful because it has led to one of the biggest transformations of my life over the past few months. I've benefited enormously throughout my life from the wealth of my nation and my position within it. Attending these benefits has been a perspective blind to the costs and externalities associated with this wealth. Our political and economic systems...