A Bearable Darkness of Being | A Short Story

The following story is one of twelve short stories and novellas included in my book Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of...

The Silence of the Lambs

When I was a kid, I somehow got it in my head that I wanted to start collecting butterflies. It was...

Announcing Rolling The Bones Expanded Edition!

Well, three years almost to the day after originally publishing my book Rolling The Bones, I may actually be satisfied with...

Why Truth Matters

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published on LewRockwell.com, is licensed for republication under Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives-4.0 International, and is...

Making Good Art: Risking Non-Conformity & Embracing Failure

An unfortunate paradox that we all face is this: humanity reveres non-conformists from the past, but persecutes them in the present. Yes, humanity...

Find What You Love, And Let It Kill You

I am in the process of eliminating as many of the petty distractions in my life that I can, in an attempt to...

Social Media Continues to Deplatform Politically Incorrect Voices

So…Paul Joseph Watson has been banned from Facebook and Instagram…and apparently, Ben Shapiro is in the crosshairs too. Here's Watson's video announcing...

How Evening Artificial & Digital Light Exposure Can Make You Fat

Every once in a while, I come across something in the diet/nutrition/fitness/lifestyle arena that I've never even heard of before. The following...

The Need to Re-establish an Appropriate Degree of Disconnectedness

A recent thought: The advent of the Internet, cell phone networks, social media, and the prevalence of cameras & video cameras everywhere...

How Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain, Instead of Weight Loss

NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose levels, based...

Introverts vs. Extraverts

I often find myself explaining to others the true meaning of introversion and extraversion, due to the common misconception that introverts...

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Somebody posted the following quote on Facebook the other day, and I thought it worth sharing: "You need to learn how to...

The Demise of the Boy Scouts & the Beauty of the Free Market

It's recently been reported that the Boy Scouts of America is filing bankruptcy. Now, I don't know many...

The Relegation of Men in Modern Society

I recently came across an article on MSN which discussed "men's pie clubs" which have arisen in England to help men cope...

Making The Impossible Possible

Mick Ebeling's dream has always been to use storytelling and technology to help as many people as possible. (Visit his website:...

Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

The following article was originally published by Million Mile Secrets, and is republished here with permission. You can read the original...

Make Today Day One

Imagine a day, long ago, when a young, timid, scared Michael Jordan ventured out onto a basketball court for the very...

The Death of Sears: A Study in Corporate Suicide

I originally wrote and published this article in February 2015; but with Sears once again in the news, filing Chapter 11...

Toward Autarchy: The Subjective Approach to Interacting with Others

This morning, there was some opinionated mudslinging going on between various libertarians/anarchists in my Facebook network, which compelled me to write...

The Solution to State/Crony Control & Censorship of Social Media

These days, many people don't seem to understand that rights trump preferences. Rights are based on the understanding and recognition of, and...