Why You got Flipped off in Traffic

By |2017-01-02T15:13:00-06:00January 31st, 2007|Categories: Life, Society|

Have you noticed how hostile interpersonal communication has become? Back in the era of manners, people disagreed, but did so on a foundation of respect. Today it’s okay to attack, defame, and belittle anyone who doesn’t agree with you on a foundation of snarkiness. Everywhere you look, people are tearing each other’s heads off with [...]

What Europeans and Americans Can Learn From Each Other

By |2017-01-02T15:13:00-06:00January 17th, 2007|Categories: Society, Travel|

Over the last ten years I have been fortunate enough to split much of my time between North America and Europe. Along the way I've witnessed many debates between champions of the two cultural giants over which is the superior. Having studied the matter in depth from both points of view, I have to conclude [...]

A Man’s Last Refuge

By |2017-01-02T15:13:00-06:00January 15th, 2007|Categories: Masculinity, Society|

Just like our fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers; the good men of today put the burden of the world on our shoulders. When the car breaks down, the bills pile up, and the house starts to fall apart; we feel like it's our duty to fix the world that is crumbling around us. Everywhere we look, [...]

Don’t Apologize for Yourself

By |2017-01-02T15:13:00-06:00January 9th, 2007|Categories: Life, Philosophy|

I’m sorry, I just woke up and I’m a little tired. I’m not usually like this. I can do much better. This piece is just a rough draft. I’m a writer, I mean, I want to be a writer… well, I guess we all have dreams. I don’t want to sound too self-centered until I [...]