Weltschmerz

  Chris Rock recently said “women, children and dogs are loved unconditionally. A man is only loved on the condition that we provide something.” My last article said something very similar. I don’t think it’s quite true, but in jest is truth, and Chris Rock is pointing out a trend in society—men have to prove […]

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Bad dad, good dad.

Dad’s matter, or so I have argued. No one can argue without lying that fathers aren’t fundamental and important to the family. Any cursory glance at the statistics of fatherless homes informs you of that.     But what if your dad sucks? You can talk all day about how dads are necessary to the […]

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The ladies.

There’s a lot of guys out there who don’t know what to do with women. I don’t mean they can’t flirt. I mean they think girls are more trouble than they are worth. If there’s no strategy guide, then it can’t be worth it. They don’t want the responsibility, aren’t quality guys themselves, or figure […]

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My Hero, Boromir

I have been through a lot recently. And when I go through a lot the person in all of literature I think of most is Boromir of Gondor from J.R.R. Tolkien’s unassailable masterpiece “The Lord of the Rings.” I think of Boromir because while there are more righteous characters, those characters are not meant to […]

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Bad Moms; Worse Men.

My wife and I were craving a stupid movie to unleash some pent up tension after a demanding couple of months. Enter a movie called “Bad Moms.” The trailer relates the story of a single mom stressed to the edge. She decides to embrace being a “bad” mom instead of a hyperactive one. I wasn’t terribly […]

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