I am not a mote in a mass, as one might think of members of a “class.” Are you? I think, act, and make for myself. I am not owned by this or that class. I am not consigned to a percentile which defines my happiness or dictates my worth. I am free to master my passions, and focus their force into works, and a life that for me is my opus.
There is a bright line that separates the Tea Party from the Occupy Movement. One has a devotion to order, civility, virtue, and above all, self-governance. The other seeks to provoke cities and states to the edge of chaos, stands for the disenfranchisement of property owners, and advances a free-for-all economic system in which everyone gets something for free, but there is no one to produce the free stuff.