We're so plugged into the internet all the time that we rarely see how much of our attention it requires - and how much energy that zaps from us. I've been trying to pull back on the amount of TV and internet I use, and wanted to share some of those results.
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.
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
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.
Looking to branch out of your day-to-day? Are you stuck in a path without options? The Vital Masculinity Podcast's Stephen Sloyer shows the merit in becoming a Renaissance Man in this latest guest #blog-->
I find that one of the most important things that we can do in our life to increase liberty is to be financially free. That doesn’t mean you have to make $1 million a year. And, in fact, I want to start off by talking about how to be financially free while in high school.... Continue Reading →
The college system is going away. It's obvious that the economic writing on the wall is there. However, education will remain. The question is what will this look like? Today, I need your thoughts and feedback.
It seems that school has lost sight of the goal that they should be educating and challenging students instead of indoctrinating them. But is there anything that can be done? I think there are a few problems that can be addressed.
Do you really NEED college? Today we talk about the advantages and disadvantages of college, why I think it's a bad deal for almost everyone there, and other options that are far better.
It's important to simplify our lives so we can attain our full potential as a person and as a society. Learn why #Lent is a great time to start this process in my latest episode:
This episode we will discuss: How to save money at collegeHow to make the most of your time thereHow to balance work and collegeHow to decide if college is right for youAlternative learning methods SUBSRIBE to The Conversation of Our Generation's Podcast now on iTunes!! Join the Conversation of Our Generation!!! SUBSRIBE to The Conversation of... Continue Reading →
The Analects and the Doctrine of the Mean show the level of Confucius' wisdom. The fact that his teachings were the pillars of Chinese civilization for thousands of years shows how timeless his work is. In fact, there are still plenty of lessons we can learn from him today. Discover the lessons of Confucius with me and watch the video! Then, read his books and tell me what you think
The Holy Cross Order has a principle they call "educating hearts and minds." In a time when we know more than ever, and the discoveries of the wisest and smartest people are taught to high schoolers, it's amazing that people are so poorly prepared for life. There is no teaching the importance of family, morality, responsibility or other essential human ideas that make people successful at life- rather than just a career.
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!