How to Become a Leader in Two Short Steps

Our society is floundering because we lack leaders. Men, called to lead themselves and others, instead of offering wise and clear direction to those in their charge, sit back and chill. By doing this, they send the message that it’s every man for himself and any option, any choice, any behavior is as good as […]

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You Must Acquire a Taste for the Difficult

There is a reason you don’t get much done. It’s not that you don’t have time. It’s not that you can’t manage the time you have. It’s not even that you are easily distracted. These all might seem to be the case, but they aren’t really the problem, not the ultimate problem at least. Your […]

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Advice to Young Men: Stop Worrying About Whether She Likes You

If you want a girlfriend, there is nothing worse for you than fretting about getting a girlfriend. When you meet a woman you like, nothing will undermine your game as much as worrying about whether she likes you. The best thing is not to wonder at all. Most guys, however, make this mistake. I certainly […]

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Why I’ve Stopped Arguing on Facebook

I recently gave into temptation. I almost never do, but when it’s in your face all the time, eventually, you’re going to stumble. You’re going get involved once in a while in something you know is not good. The results are never positive- just a bunch of thrashing about and, when it’s all over, hurt […]

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Everybody Knows We Are in Ruins

I was born in 1970. By that time, the West, and America in particular, were well into their decline. My life and the lives of all those younger than I have elapsed entirely within a period where the general spiritual sickness of the West has metastasized, spreading steadily until we are everywhere weak, deformed and […]

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Three Questions We Must Ask Ourselves, Part Three

Our days are happier when we use them to build something more durable than mere days. The third of the three crucial questions to keep in mind when we are evaluating how we use our time points us toward that truth. Of course, you want to make sure the activities you engage in push you […]

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Three Questions We Must Ask Ourselves, Part Two

The things we spend our time on need to push us forward in some way, I think we agree on that. Wasting your time reinforcing the walls of your cocoon will get you nothing but a harder to escape cocoon. The only people who want that are those intent on never maturing into what they […]

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Three Questions We Must Ask Ourselves, Part One

As I write this, a YouTube video plays in in the background. I glance at it while I type. How typical. Multitasking, dividing our attention between tasks, is the way we do things now. But, YouTube videos aren’t the only distractions we face. There’s television, social media, any manner of places to go, a nearly […]

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Character is the Capacity for Happiness: An Example

I am terrible at thinking of examples. I can talk all day long about abstract concepts. I can offer up lengthy disquisitions about the underlying principles that structure reality, but if you ask me to point to a concrete instance of those principles at play in real life, I’m likely to draw a blank. If […]

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Do Chicks Dig Jerks?

Clichés become clichés because they contain a truth in a succinct and memorable form. They capture some aspect of our experience pithily enough that it resonates and, when we next need to express that truth, we reach for the handy cliché. “Chicks dig jerks” is one of those clichés. All of us have seen it […]

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