Abortion:  behavior in an Immature Culture

By | August 5, 2022

[August 5, 2022]  Abortion is obviously wrong.  I don’t believe any sane person would recommend someone they dearly love have an abortion.  I don’t think we would give our little sister an abortion as a gift.  There is little debate on that front. The question we should ask is whether all wrong things should be illegal.  Ultimately, our… Read More »

Reputation and Narcissism: Dr. Jordan Peterson

By | August 4, 2022

[August 4, 2022]  Dr. Jordan Peterson explains the idea of “reputation.” The most valuable thing you possess is your reputation; by any stretch of the imagination.  Your reputation is an indicator of productiveness, generosity, and competence.  If you have a good reputation, people can trust you to properly engage in reciprocal and productive social interactions with them.  They… Read More »

The Calamity of Masculinity

By | August 3, 2022

[August 3, 2022] Today, there is a rush to condemn masculinity in all its forms in the West.  This outlook has origins in the West’s move to nihilism and the rejection of the family, on the one hand, and in the political progressivism of modern democracy, on the other.  We see this manifest itself, at least negatively, in… Read More »

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Future Self

By | July 31, 2022

[July 31, 2022]  Take care of yourself.  Also, take care of yourself today so that it does not interfere with you taking care of yourself tomorrow and in the future.  You cannot do what you want to do right now because that behavior might be impulsive and pleasure-seeking. Getting drunk, injecting hallucinating drugs into yourself, careless sexual behavior,… Read More »

Are You Like Peter Pan?

By | July 29, 2022

[July 29, 2022]  Peter Pan is this magical boy.  “Pan” means the god of everything and it is no accident that Peter has the name Pan.  He’s the boy that won’t grow up.  And he’s magical.  And that’s because children are dynamic and magical; they can be anything … but they are nothing but potential.  Pan doesn’t want… Read More »

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

By | July 27, 2022

[July 27, 2022]  For a long, long time, I’ve looked at what made people effective at what they do for a living.  The CEOs, politicians, religious figures, military Generals and Admirals the greatest among them, and they each have something in common.  They willingly accept responsibility for what they do. There is a common refrain we hear today… Read More »