I Am Forever: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

posted on December 15, 2015

On the fifth episode of “I Am Forever” Season 2, sponsored by FNH USA, we are asked to consider why young people in America today seem so unwilling to reach out and grasp the opportunities that lie in front of them. Nick recounts visiting the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada and being amazed that a young woman who lived less than 20 miles away had never taken the time to see such a majestic place.

The backpackers learn how to prepare a poncho raft for transporting their packs across a water obstacle, as well as the best technique for hiking up a steep incline. And the panel discusses how an increasingly timid and risk-averse element in American society is changing everything from the academy to the family.

Long-time fans of “Cam & Co.” will already be familiar with the faces and backgrounds of the panelists, but some of our readers may only know Cam Edwards from his A1F Daily column. For those who are curious, here is some background information about these lively and distinguished commentators.

Seton Motley

The president of the D.C.-based nonprofit Less Government, Seton Motley is a noted commentator on a variety of subjects including technology and telecom policy. He advocates for reducing the power of government and preserving free speech.

Andrew Langer

A renowned expert on regulation and its impact on business, Andrew Langer is president of the Institute for Liberty, which aims to protect small businesses, fight excessive regulation and promote individual rights. He hosts a weekly online broadcast called the Langer Cast.

Charles Cooke

A frequent fixture on “Cam & Co.” and major news broadcasts alike, staff writer Charles Cooke of the National Review hails from England and has a broad interest in American exceptionalism and the historical basis of our constitutional guarantees of freedom. He co-hosts the Mad Dogs and Englishmen podcast and has authored The Conservatarian Manifesto.

Julie Gunlock

Julie Gunlock is a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum, an organization dedicated to promoting the free market and individual rights among women. Her areas of expertise include national security, food and culture. She directs the IWF’s Culture of Alarmism project and is the author of From Cupcakes to Chemicals.

The new episode is available on NRA News. To watch it in its entirety, go here.

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