“Thankfully, It is statistically unlikely that anyone will ever be involved in a violent encounter or terrorist attack. The problem, none of that matters when you are in the middle of a statistically anomalous event. Numbers are meaningless when lead is flying. If you find yourself in that situation, it doesn’t matter what you believe, […]
This is my blog.
These are my goals.
“The chance reading of a book or of a paragraph in a newspaper can start a man on a new track and make him renounce his old associations and seek new ones …
and the result, for […]
I get asked (often) why I engage detractors online? Why would I waste time trying to educate ‘trolls’?
The truth is I am not trying to educate ‘trolls’. My online opponents aren’t 15 year old kids living in the basement with names like [email protected], no, sadly most are grown adults. Worse, […]
DISCLAIMER: I need to be careful not to fly off on one of my tangents. There’s so much to say, this can easily turn into a rant that would make Dennis Miller’s swearing seem tame. And this isn’t going to be a crash course in kung fu either; instead you’re going to get simple reframes, […]
I’m on a flight home. It’s a red-eye. I’m exhausted and want to sleep. The woman beside me starts talking as we are taxi-ing. She starts telling me about her job and how she almost missed the flight and so on. I’m being polite, trying to listen. But all I’m thinking is ‘I […]