“Old-Fashioned Wisdom” Means Embracing The Real

THE MODERN BLINDNESS People in our day assume we are different from all those who came before. We’ve been taught to believe that we’ve progressed beyond the backward ways, prejudicial outlooks and silly superstitions of our ancestors. They have, many of us are convinced, nothing to say to us. Should we somehow travel back in […]

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On Nostalgia: The Perils and Promise of Looking Back

I heard from a friend on Facebook the other day. Before long we were swapping memories, reminiscing about people we knew and experiences once shared. I could do that stuff for hours. The pleasure of looking backward is, for me, almost inexhaustible. Little tops the thrill of suddenly remembering some incident that had been covered […]

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Book Review: 10 Ways to Win a Girl’s Heart by Kris Wolfe

There’s no shortage of advice to men online about how to be successful with women. A good bit of it though comes wrapped in packaging that bothers some. PUA-style blogs emphasize techniques for impressing women, for generating attraction for the sole purpose of getting her home and into your bed. These writers put off a […]

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The Shooting of Harambe the Gorilla is Part of a Larger Problem

Let me offer you this one question quiz to help you determine whether you are a knucklehead: Have you ever loaded a bison into the trunk of your car because you thought it was cold? If you answered no, congratulations! You are not a knucklehead. If you answered yes, you must be one of the […]

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