George Patton: A Study in Leadership

Here is a blog post about George Patton in a general sense: “No leader should put troops into the field merely to gratify his own spleen; no leader should fight a battle simply out of pique. But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again come into being nor can the deadContinue reading “George Patton: A Study in Leadership”

General Tips For Living In The World of Mad Max

(I originally posted this on Geocities site on July 4, 2001) ‘Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves.” D.H. Lawrence The problem with revolutions, historically, has always been that the Revolutionaries themselves graduallyContinue reading “General Tips For Living In The World of Mad Max”

My Personal Experience With The Libertarian Party

I first became involved with the Libertarian Party in 2000. I had been a registered Republican since 1994 when I turned 18. Politically, I have always been in favor of smaller government, less spending and lower taxes. However I felt the GOP by the late 1990’s was not reducing the size of the government asContinue reading “My Personal Experience With The Libertarian Party”

Another Building In A Sea of Buildings: Why I Left The Church

For the first 35 years of my life or so, I was either a very active attendee in church or at least semi-weekly. Over the past ten years, I have either been sporadic or didn’t attend church at all. Looking back on it, I am able to determine why I had left. It wasn’t dueContinue reading “Another Building In A Sea of Buildings: Why I Left The Church”

Dark Night of the Soul: How Legalism and Modern Culture Combined To Interfere In My Relationship With Women

(click here for original link) All of us have or will experience challenges in life. These challenges mold and bind us together to create potentially a more well-rounded individual. Change is constantly happening. Reflecting on my life as a child, I interacted well with girls. We played ball. We mud wrestled. It is all inContinue reading “Dark Night of the Soul: How Legalism and Modern Culture Combined To Interfere In My Relationship With Women”

Do Not Take Counsel of Your Fears

Message from a long-time friend: Chris, know that you are not alone in your feelings, I think all of us do that to ourselves, human nature being what it is. We beat ourselves up over what we could’ve or should’ve but didn’t and looking back on the negative tends to drag us down. Saying that,Continue reading “Do Not Take Counsel of Your Fears”