Architecture is all too often designed to be novel or economic, rather than beautiful. So, I asked architect about how to restore beauty. Check out the discussion here.
I sat down to chat with Amy Mastrine, a talented artist, about her work and the state of art today. Beauty and art are essential to culture. When the arts decay, so does the culture. And in our culture, it's hard to argue our arts are in a good place. Luckily, there are talented artists like Amy fighting to create a culture of beauty.
With everything going on with Ghislaine Maxwell, and potentially another "suicide" on the way, I thought it would be good to give my thoughts on a great book about Epstein. This story is going to come back up, and I think it's important to know the background so you don't get gaslighted.
This is not the usual post from me. It is a note about why I'm fed up with all that's going on today in our society and our culture. This one's a bit different, but I think very necessary.
Karl Marx is one of the most influential people of the last few centuries. He has not been a good influence though. This is a look into why he starts off on the wrong premise and follows it to bad, and often, destructive conclusions.
If you want quick, profound insights, Thomas Sowell's Controversial Essays is a great one for you. He hits on #politics, #economics, #culture, #education, and more. Check out my review of this #ThomasSowell book.
Our world has turned its back on truth, and instead looks to the comforting story. In this episode we'll talk about how the narrative has taken the lead over truth, and how to right the ship.
In light of recent events, it seems necessary to look at the issue of police brutality and the response we've seen. There are a lot of people, I think, getting this wrong and would like to address these issues.
Why is language important? Getting "caught up in the semantics" is how we parse through falsehoods and deceit in search of truth. Find out how people use "newspeak" and how to counter it.
In listening to @jordanbpeterson 's podcast. Something stuck out- the progress of science and ethics and how they move. This essay seeks to provide imagery and pragmatic ways of helping humanity move forward with technology.
Learn how the left has built walls throughout the Progressive Era and how to topple them by standing on principle. Last, learn how to build a new solution on their ruins.
Young adults seem to want all the freedoms of adulthood while not accepting the responsibility. This idea aims to find a balance between the institutions of the individual and government that makes the societal expectations of adults clear.
WATCH HERE: if you're more the visual person, here's the video of my interview with Vin Armani. Like what you hear? Share this with a friend who needs to hear it! Let's get the dialogue going!
This seems to be a part of human nature. In a time when people seem to not be worried about their debt or long-term ambitions nearly as much as this weekend's plans or likes on their posts, it is obvious that the little things get to us.
We all can fall to temptation, normally without even realizing it. The Screwtape Letters are a riveting series of story-like letters that show how people can be tempted to turn away from God. Whether or not you believe in God, this story can teach you how to beware the parts of human nature that steer you away from your purpose and towards self-destruction. So watch this video and go read the book. Then, tell me what you think!