To think independently of other human beings is impossible, and if it were possible it would be undesirable. Thinking is necessarily, thoroughly, and wonderfully social. Everything you think is a response to what someone else has thought and said. And when people commend someone for “thinking for herself” they usually mean “ceasing to sound like … Continue reading Thinking
Life is peculiar. At times we find difficulty starting a project, then there are times we have difficulty knowing when to stop. This scenario is played out in many areas of life. I want to briefly analyze this scenario through a couple of examples I believe most will easily identify. Be aware how fast the … Continue reading Learning to Stop at the correct Time
Elon Musk talked about becoming a Droid in a speech a couple years back. He held up his hand and was holding his smartphone at arms length. He exclaimed, (paraphrased for brevity) look at my android arm. He went on to say the many things his android arm would do for him, and then the … Continue reading The New Droids
Famously, years ago Peter Drucker was asked how the Stock Market was doing? As only Peter Drucker could put it, he said "I can't tell you what the stock market will do today, but I will tell you what it will do in ten years." The Stock Market to many of us is what Churchill … Continue reading RobinHood-The New Stock Market?
I have been a fan of Jackson Browne since the early 70's. One of his hit songs in my senior year of high school was "Running on Empty". There are many comparisons this songs makes with everyday life, I will briefly discuss 3 of them. "I don't know where I'm running now, I'm just running … Continue reading Are we Running on Empty?
Too much has been written about COVID19 to this point, yet we are still unsure of its actual origin or its long term affects. We appear to be in a second wave of outbreaks but there is a silence coming out of China. Has China, Japan or Korea felt the sting of this new wave … Continue reading Is China Immune from COVID19?
More has been written and espoused about Social Media than I would ever care to re-hash. Social Media itself is not the "Dark Side" to borrow a Star Wars quip. The control they have on our personal lives and communication is another story. Today's society is much different from the one of my childhood. Again, … Continue reading I closed Instagram and Twitter accounts (Facebook is next)
The idea of good versus bad is as old as mankind. We hear people everyday in conversations say: He or she is a good person. What was the determining factor that made that person good or bad? Which leads me to the point I want to briefly discuss, Is God good, bad or both? Is … Continue reading Is God Good, Bad or Both?
Growing up in the 1970's the world was a complicated place to a teenager. Fast forward almost fifty years and 2020 by comparison looks extremely complicated. Mankind has created devices of convenience to save us time, money and work but we live in a stressed filled society. I want to take a quick look at … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Convenience
Life is a constant series of challenges. Sometimes during the course of a day we are challenged and must defend our position on a variety of decisions. Does God find himself in the same predicament as humans? I want you to strip away the deity and see simultaneously the humanity of Jesus Christ when you … Continue reading The Indefensible God