Category Archives: Values

Letters to My Granddaughter, No. 62

By | March 26, 2024

[March 26, 2024]  It was Sunday and Father’s Day.  We were hurrying to get to the beach on Padre Island to have fun on such a glorious day.  I want to express my gratitude to my father and grandfathers, who helped raise us kids and ensure we grew into responsible teenagers, rational thinkers, hard-working, God-fearing, and upstanding community… Read More »

Advice for Young Men: ALCOHOL

By | March 25, 2024

[March 25, 2024]   Alcohol is a clever drug.  It gets into the brain and slowly changes what is good and free and beautiful into something evil, enslaved, and ugly.  Why, then, do people use alcohol?  If you use alcohol, the answer is obvious.  Using alcohol is fun, socially encouraged, and exciting, and it makes us feel good. I… Read More »

Our Obligation to Study Evil

By | March 17, 2024

[March 17, 2024]   In an interview with Dr. Jordan Peterson, Abigail Shrier discussed the challenges of understanding evil and how evil masquerades as benevolence while manipulating trust, truth, and morality (see the full interview here).  This is why we must study evil. The foremost challenge to figuring out evil is that we are given a false view, making… Read More »

Happy Henry, the Donkey

By | March 13, 2024

[March 13, 2024]  Today, I’ll highlight a memorable and happy event I found on social media (link here, 45 seconds) @FurryTails.  The video begins with the owner of a donkey named Henry being called by her.  “Hi, Henry!”  Then you hear the donkey baying in the distance as the donkey comes running to her. Humans and other animals… Read More »