Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

The power of creating

One of the traits that I am working to instill in my kids is the power of creating things. It could be art, building something, becoming better at a sport, developing a skill or actively learning something new from a … Continue reading

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Timeless wisdom is hard to improve on

I read a great guest post today on my favorite new finance site zerohedge discussing why liberals hate The Constitution. Give it a read and see if you don’t agree. It takes a lot of arrogance to think that timeless … Continue reading

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20 Things a mother should tell her son – A wise father’s rebuttal

Sung in my best cowboy voice, Fathers don’t let your sons grow up to be manginas… Saw this motherly wisdom going viral on Facebook and couldn’t pass up the chance to reinforce how father’s need to save their sons from … Continue reading

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How to change someones mind

Every internet news story, post, or comment on a social network often becomes fodder for political and¬†ideological gamesmanship. Lots of heat generated by rapid keyboard clicks but rarely does anyone’s mind change about a position. The most that you can … Continue reading

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We can still play to win

We as men are wired to compete and win. Whether it is because of the testosterone flowing in our veins, the spoils that go to the victor, or out of a sense of personal satisfaction we are at our best … Continue reading

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How much should you prepare for the end of the world?

It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine… Well not exactly. If the world were to enter a drastically different state than we are in right now I am woefully unprepared to survive in … Continue reading

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Hypergamy can be a game of inches

When you think of hypergamy you probably think of a woman trading up from a dutiful beta male provider to a a high status male who significantly upgrades her standard of living, putting her on eassssy street. This is a … Continue reading

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Do not hate what is good

We all know society is seriously screwed up. There is a lot wrong with the world but we all have to stand for something and decide what kind of person we want to be. I consider myself part of the … Continue reading

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Are you a bad person if you let someone you love fail because it benefits you?

The Mad Men season finale was a great end to the season and my favorite moment of the show got me wondering about the question posed in this post’s title. Are you a bad person if you let someone you … Continue reading

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The value in providing an experience

When the Internet first came out e-everything was sky rocketing in value and industry experts boldly proclaimed the end of physical shopping as we knew it. Who would want to go out for something when they can get it online … Continue reading

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