|The official web site for Cocoa Beach author Ron Starr. Starr writes novels ranging
from mysteries to human interest stories. His mysteries include a nice blend of
suspense and history interleaved with supernatural entities, while his human
interest stories address the struggles people face as they cope with life’s challenges.
O nature's noblest gift -- my grey goose-quill!
Slave of my thoughts, obedient to my will,
Torn from thy parent bird to form a pen,
That mighty instrument of little men!
ghost story, sci-fi,
story, suspense, thriller,
horror, retribution, witch,
mafia, inn, Cocoa,
Beach, Ponce, spiritual
"People unfit for freedom -- who cannot do much with it -- are hungry for
power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a 'have' type of self. It
says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities.
The desire for power is basically an attribute of a 'have not' type of self."
--writer and philosopher Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
If our economy of freedom fails to distribute wealth as ably as it has
created it, the road to dictatorship will be open to any man who can
persuasively promise security to all-- psychologist and philosopher Will
The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the
expense of everybody else--French economist, statesman and author
Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)