Recently, I sat down with the Stained Glass Zealot to talk about the beauty of stained glass, and how it draws you in. Check out his Twitter account here or his Substack to see what he's doing to show how beautiful this art is. Mostly, we discussed the beauty of churches. But, we dove into several other topics like the Lindy Effect, Divine Light by Abbot Suger, fashion vs. eternal beauty, and much more. Listen here or subscribe below to watch the interview:
This episode is a great example of how to engage in discussions. Listen to my chat with the WGN Podcast on politcs, religion, and much more.
Dale Carnegie's life is a story of success - a true rags to riches tale. This book review is a look at How to Win Friends & Influence People, a fantastic guide to dealing with people.
Lewis' Screwtape Letters is a great read for people of all ages, at least from middle school on. It is the tale of two demons, an older and a younger trying to tempt a man to bring him to Hell. And, the older demon is advising his nephew on how to do this successfully. You'll see all the subtle ways that demons can tempt you and pull your attention away from where it should be.
I read Scott Adam's Win Bigly a couple years after the election of Donald Trump, and it was then that I realized what happened in that election. Up until then, I thought it was a bit lucky with some skill combined with the fact he was up against a hubristic Democrat party and the most unlikeable candidate in recent history.
Wonder how the Church has addressed issues as they arise? If you want to learn more about the early heretics and persecutors the early Christians faced, this is an easy book to read.
The beautiful has been lost in our culture. Beauty has been reduced to lustful images and true beauty has been neglected and attacked. If we want to correct the course for our culture, we must restore standards of beauty and find new ways to create and distribute true art.
This is a great book that will help you understand the Supreme Court, how they make decisions, and how those decisions affect you. It's a great look into the major cases that have shaped America, and most especially, American jurisprudence.
Looking for a great adventure story? The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway is a fantastic tale of grit and determination. Find out why.
You've probably already read the book or listened to the lectures. If not, check out my book review of 12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson
There are three ways to understand the human experience. 1. Subject encased in an object 2. Subject emanating from an object 3. Subject and object intertwined inextricably Which describes your experience?
Want to see how trends affect you? Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is a look into opportunities and the people who made the most of them. Learn what it takes to be successful:
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.
Bill Gates' quote on success rings true as people who find success often cannot imagine a world in which they lose.