Overcoming Entitlement

I am afraid we have devolved into a culture of hugely entitled, spoiled brats who believe they are entitled to whatever it is they want – they even go so far as to cast their desires a rights – but that they have no responsibility to see to it that others receive even the most…

It’s No Joke

Among the many not so funny April Fools “news” stories circulating in Milwaukee today, two were especially telling. One said that the Mitchell Park Conservatory, something of a landmark that has been closed due to four hundred million dollars of deferred maintenance being needed, would be rebuilt with Lego blocks. It’s supposed to be funny,…

Nobody Special

Everyone who thinks they are special, isn’t. On the other hand, neither are those who don’t think they are special, special. We are all just human beings doing the best we can. To believe otherwise, whether for better or for worse, is simply self-deception. It is primarily our attempts to set ourselves up as special…

Lead by Example

We live in an increasingly anti-intellectual era in America. It is therefore critically important that we who understand act according to that understanding. Some people will refuse to do common sense things like vaccinate their children. We cannot compel them, and so we must be sure to vaccinate our children so they will not become…

NPD is Pandemic

Somewhere, somehow, we have done a great disservice to the generation now in their early to mid-twenties. The result is that there seems to be a high incidence of narcissism to the point where it becomes a personality disorder. I can’t say I have a soluition, but here’s how to recognize it: A good place…

Christian Hypocrisy – Definitely NOT an Oxymoron

This is eight year old Sunnie Kahle, a former student at Timberlake Christian School in Virginia. Sunnie has been raised by her grandparents and attended Timberlake until recently. Her grandparents removed her from this school [sic] after receiving a letter from the school principal. “You’re probably aware that Timberlake Christian School is a religious, Bible…