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...

Toward Autarchy: Personal Enlightenment

The following is a follow-up to my original article, Is There A Fundamental Difference Between Anarchists & Autarchists? If you've not yet read...

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...

Thoughts: Autarchy vs. Anarchy, Individuation vs. Individualism, & Addiction vs. Enlightenment

While reviewing some of the liberty writing on my blog, I came across this  article, which was the first I wrote...

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...

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...

A Quick Word About Giving, and Forgiving

True giving, and/or forgiving—i.e., from Spirit—must be unconditional; we cannot truly forgive someone with any expectation of apology, remorse, or any...

Negotiating With Yourself

One of the really valuable things I've learned in recent years is to negotiate with others, in order to get what...

Thoughts on School Shootings & School Choice

Let me throw this thought out there for consideration: Say a young man is sentenced to 12 years in prison. During that...

Dr. Jordan Peterson shreds Cathy Newman During “Interview”

I've been studying Dr. Jordan Peterson's work (books and videos) for a few months now, and the following video—in which he...

Addiction is Not a Disease: Taking a Look at Environmental & Social Factors

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: addiction is not a disease.  Aside from the growing body of scientific...

Some Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Addiction

The video below—entitled Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong—isn't bad, but it only covers two facets of addiction—physical addiction...

My New Mantra: 10 Steps Forward, 9 Steps Back

After all my decades of life experience, I've recently adopted a new mantra: 10 steps forward, 9 steps back... I used to...

Ignore Your ‘Magical Magnifying Mind’ & Carry On

I had an interesting life lesson recently, thought I'd share... For several days, I'd been stressed, frustrated, angry, depressed, etc. due to...

Self-Promotion For Introverts

I've only recently begun to learn how so many difficulties I've experienced throughout my life—in school, church, jobs, business, even relationships—are...

Mistaking Pleasure For Happiness

Another quick thought: One of the most important things I've learned to distinguish—and, unfortunately, only recently in my life—is the fine, nearly...

Are You a Time Thief?

I've written on this topic before, and my position hasn't changed: people who don't keep their time commitments, those who are perpetually...

How do I Forgive the Unforgivable?

There was a time in my life when I was dealing with lots of problems, a lot of baggage from my...

Know Thyself, & Know Thine Enemy – For They Are Often One & The...

I didn't want to go to the gym this morning. I really, really, didn't feel like going. And, I had so...