Baby Steps and Nonviolence

Well meaning people, many of them social critics, often bite off more than they (or others) can chew.

Baby Steps and Nonviolence

Well meaning people, many of them social critics, often bite off more than they (or others) can chew.

Personal Responsibility

There seems to be a lot of people trying to evade personal responsibility in the public eye lately. Whether it’s sports stars, local personal responsibilitypolitical figures, or just your average person, we seem to have lost sight of one of the more essential truths of life: We, and only we, are responsible for our feelings, thoughts, and actions. Now it’s certainly true that it is possible for someone to be declared…

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Important Lessons

No matter who you are or believe you are: It’s not all about you. Nobody owes you anything.

Important Lessons

No matter who you are or believe you are: It’s not all about you. Nobody owes you anything.

War Solves Nothing

Perhaps one day we will learn, but I suspect not anytime soon. We attacked Iraq for no good reason and created a power vacuum in which ISIL rose to power. Now we are going to attack again, making more enemies in the world, losing more American soldiers as well as Iraqi citizens and soldiers, and creating another power vacuum which will doubtless allow another extremist group to rise to power. War…

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Ray Rice and Lessons Learned

It’s wrong for a man to hit a woman. It’s always wrong. There are no exceptions. It doesn’t matter who you are, who she is, or the details surrounding the event.

Ray Rice and Lessons Learned

It’s wrong for a man to hit a woman. It’s always wrong. There are no exceptions. It doesn’t matter who you are, who she is, or the details surrounding the event.