So, this is what happens when I let a random thought spiral out of control… Yesterday, I found myself wondering — what’s the deal with Wil Wheaton? Now, if you’re like most people, you probably don’t spend an awful lot of time thinking about Wil Wheaton. Even if you do  spare him the occasional thought, I doubt you’ve ever considered the question, “What’s the deal with Wil Wheaton?”
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So, I’m a pretty unapologetic liberal and a straight-ticket Democrat voter, and I have been for my entire adult life.  Some of my views skew a little bit to the right, so I think a lot of dyed-in-the-wool liberals would call me a moderate, and I’m comfortable with that too. I feel obligated to put that out there before I start in to the main premise of what I have to say here.
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Henry David Thoreau has always been one of my very favorite writers.  I first picked up a copy of Walden from my grandmother’s private library, (which I’m distinguishing from the public library that she headed in the small town I grew up in), and ever since I’ve been fascinated not only by his wisdom, which carries truth even today when applied to modern circumstances, but also by the actual style of his prose, which is a bit rambling, but still incredibly eloquent.
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