Comment: How do you wish to be remembered...and by whom?

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How do you wish to be remembered...and by whom?

This is not idle pondering. Our legacy informs the next generation, gives them stars to navigate by. What do you want them to know about you? What guide posts will you leave behind?

One of my heros is Rose Wilder Lane. Died penniless, living on the charity of others, because she refused to take Social Security. Nothing, even abject poverty, could make her violate the conviction that Social Security was wrong, wrong, wrong. May I have such moral clarity when confronted by such choices...

I will not give you an answer to your question. That answer is within you only, and no one except you can know your innermost heart. Good arguments can be made for taking the subsidized meds and for refusing to participate in the current medical system. But those arguments are missing the one thing that makes them valid: what YOU want.