The Mark of the Grifter

"Without thinking, I'm a mark for their marketing plans, I'm Americancer..." - Shawn Harris, The Matches  To narcissists who crave only power, your beliefs are a vulnerability that they can take advantage of to obtain their goals. Your emotions surrounding your most rigid stances, the things you feel most strongly about, are the those with [...]

The Ruminant Fates of Man

Everyone makes a difference, much of it is done unintentionally. The results are as equally horrifying as those we supposedly learned from. Judge evil by the desired outcomes, but don’t dismiss the wrong done when done absentmindedly, even if the probable eventualities have not or not yet been reached.  We labored under the false pretense [...]

We Will Be Fooled Again

We dismiss the contrarian. We ridicule the eccentric purist. We hold strong to our first instinct and our entitlements. Our thoughts are beyond reproach. And we are wrong on every account. We can be fooled. We will be fooled, time and again. We need more than ever to reconsider, to accept our folly, to consider [...]

Children’s Book Coming Soon!

I’m stoked to announce a new project that I am currently working on with the very talented Alfred Donovan Stewart. We are collaborating on a children’s book about making s’mores, because, who doesn’t like s’mores? If you don’t, you’re killin’ me, Smalls. Anyway, I came up with the concept while eating S’mores Cereal (which if [...]

The Deception of Desperation

Seeing anything as absolute keeps you from understanding anything beyond what you’ve limited yourself to understanding. It’s not knowledge that would lead a person to this end, it is desperation. Desperation begs for an ultimate answer when an ultimate answer is an unknowable impossibility. You simply cannot know. You can believe. That will need to [...]