concept & three flag theory
learn about becoming
a Permanent Tourist
"No great man of letters is absorbed
by the stream in which he swims." - Chaim Potok
The basis of PT three
flag theory is:
- Have your citizenship somewhere that
does not tax income earned outside the country.
- Have your businesses and speculations
in stable, low or no tax countries.
- Live as a tourist in countries where
what you esteem is valued, not outlawed.
Those are the three flags that you
may choose to represent parts of your life. Some
PTs add even more flags to create a five flag theory -
the level of complication is up
to you - it is your life.
most countries treat tourists far
better than their own citizens
Most governments assume they own
their citizens. Like cattle their citizens
are herded, penned, branded, milked, and slaughtered.
Tourists on the other hand are like art exhibits on
loan and usually are treated carefully and well --
tourists bring in cash. Seek to define yourself
so that others will naturally support your choices.
As a permanent tourist it is you,
not some vague group, that owns your
is possible to live your life as a sovereign individual,
as a PT. You will still have to deal with other
sovereignties - but frequently the advantage can now
You may think it is horrible to escape
being owned by the government where you were born.
In that case don't consider seeking to break your serfdom
by becoming an expatriate (expat); instead relish the
slavery you were born into. That can also be your choice.
"It's not an endlessly expanding
list of rights - the 'right' to education, the 'right'
to health care, the 'right' to food and housing. That's
not freedom, that's dependency. Those aren't rights,
those are the rations of slavery - hay and a barn for
human cattle." - Alexis De Tocqueville
If you are free you
can give away as much of the fruits of your labor
as you wish - where you wish.
is impossible to find a less efficient way of giving
to a need or helping others than letting a bureaucracy
giving. As a social slave
your government steals your labor's reward - takes a
large cut for themselves off the top - and passes on
a small part; expecting your gratitude.
is no virtue in this forced charity. "The
mice which helplessly find themselves between the cat's
teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice." -
There is evil in those that get others
to do for them what is obviously wrong for them to
do directly. If
it is not right for someone to steal your property
or restrict your life, how does it suddenly become
right when they get government bureaucrats to steal
and restrict for them?
"Where liberty dwells, there is
my country." - Benjamin Franklin
There are many ways to find
a bit of freedom in this slavery prone world. There
are links in the articles to the right, there are
books to be read. Find the way that is right
for you - live your own life.
here to read Harry Schultz on being
a perpetual tourist or PT - This is good information
that is not easily found. There
are also available reprints, now in PDF downloadable
format, of Dr.
W. G. Hill's original books, including PT
-- The Perpetual Tourist. Dr.
personal sovereignty books can be the road map to your
You will also find some information
on Possibility Thinking
at the Bastiat
Free University College of Liberty.
You may also want to add to your income
stream. There are Properly Transportable financial
freedom tools - find
a business that fits you.
There are ways for you to escape if
you wish, they all start with the realization that
you were not born to be someone's employee and slave
- you were schooled to be that way.
"Whenever is found what is called
a paternal government, there is found state education.
It has been discovered that the best way to ensure
implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the
nursery." - Benjamin Disraeli
You have the capability to prosper,
but you will have to rediscover how to enjoy learning
and creating. Becoming a Permanent Tourist
may be right for you; as a sovereign individual
live your own meaning of PT - such as:
Preparing for Tomorrow
You are free
to invent your own PT lifestyle.
"Man is free
at the moment he wishes to be." - Voltaire
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