Society

Did You Get Your #HDW Badge Today?

By | February 4th, 2015|Categories: Career, Philosophy, Society|

Imagine with me for a minute, that we live in the future where society's highest value is an honest day's work... ...not overachieving, or ingenuity, or intelligence, or finding loopholes... ...just the ability to sit at the end of your day and feel tired, but satisfied that you gave your best effort to make something [...]

Why You got Flipped off in Traffic

By | January 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 | January 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 | January 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, [...]