All men are created equally; sounds too good to be true. That is because it is not true. All men (or in the PC world in which we live: women, men identifying as women, women identifying as men, trans gender, or just simply "them") are not created equally. (For the attempt at brevity "them" will… Continue reading Equally
This saying was introduced to me about 10 years ago by someone whom I now consider one of my best friends. This saying was being related to the art of rock climbing. Upon becoming more and more experienced as a rock climber I notice how true this statement is. Other climbers who know a little… Continue reading A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing
I’ve written before about a teacher whose class I was enrolled during my High School career. His message I understood was to surround yourself with people who are going to benefit you. Upon reflection, I realize that perhaps I misunderstood what he meant or at least what he intended with what he said. The way… Continue reading Being with people of value?
Being trustworthy is difficult. While contemplate this statement I better understand the deeper meaning of a saying I once heard from a colleague well I was working in a machine shop after I made a mistake. You see, leading up to the mistake, I had worked for this machine shop for a month. While working… Continue reading But it makes me difficult to be around…
As a white male living in middle class America with two loving parents who both sacrificed for my sisters and myself I cannot even begin to think I have not had a positive life and am thankful for all of the things that have been given to me throughout my life. Beginning full time work… Continue reading Learning how to love
Education, like health care, has become a location where corporations can make millions of dollars. Two of the occupations that respectfully knew everything about the members of the community and permitted the community to function, like 100 years ago (see my most recent post, "A Problem with Socialism"). My experience in education has led me… Continue reading The Chartered boat needs to sink
Is Blackface racist? It all depends, maybe... It is offensive if someone finds it offensive. That's really what it comes down to; if anything that someone feels offensive it is, by definition, offensive. No, actually, on the other hand, can we get too sensitive about things? Yes, absolutely. Someone who has not been offended by… Continue reading Who’s to say I’ve gone too far?