Lone Wolf Medicine: The Power of a Peripheral Lifestyle

“The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before.” ~ Francis Phillip Wernig

Behold, the lone wolf, loving dangerously on the outskirts of the tribe. Stretching comfortable boundaries into vulnerable horizons. The lone wolf is a periphery keeper tasked with maintaining the delicate infrastructure that makes up the bridges between worlds.

He is a magnetic beacon, vibrating at the crossroads, attracting new knowledge just as resolutely as he gives it away. He goes into the wilderness with courage and then reenters civilization with medicine in tow. He is a jostling juxtaposition that topples overreaching security with forthright freedom. The only things he fears are cages and domestication.

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  • Gary 'Z' McGee, a former Navy Intelligence Specialist turned philosopher, is the author of Birthday Suit of God and The Looking Glass Man. His works are inspired by the great philosophers of the ages and his wide awake view of the modern world.

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