What holds you back from your dreams? What frustrates you? What could be better in your life? Once you have answered these questions… Perhaps, we may find a way to help realize the benefits of achieving your objectives. The key is developing an internal locus of control. An “internal locus of control” is a beliefContinue reading “Deeply Understanding Control / Power”
What is a straw man argument? A straw man argument occurs when someone takes another person’s argument or point, distorts it or exaggerates it in some kind of extreme way, and then attacks the extreme distortion, as if that is really the claim the first person is making.
“You tend to get what you expect” is timeless wisdom that can be found in the writings of important thinkers throughout history, dating back to Greek philosophers and even prior.
“Between stimulus and response, there is a gap. In that space is the power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”- Victor Frankl
We, conservatives, talk about it as if it is a simple/clear problem to be fixed (all with hand picked examples that are universally “left leaning”). That is wrong headed.
I have always felt like a square peg in a round hole on the political spectrum. I have engaged in a lifelong search for the right fit where I voted mostly for one of the major parties but have identified more deeply ideologically with a third party.
The disciplined process of the scientific method is ideal for many uses in public policy.
It is important for everyone in a functioning society to seek out the best information / facts possible. Listening to politicians, or like minded friends on social media, may be the worst way to get good information. Independently verify any facts that seem lopsided for, or against, any side. They are usually misleading (at best).Continue reading “Healthier Media Consumption”
Expanding on the brilliance of the Thomas Adams article entitled “We Weren’t Poor.”
There are very few things in the world that are or must be win / lose. Seeing the world as zero sum is a damaging illusion.