Archive for September, 2010

>Corporate Hustle – the lesson of power

>The greatest people in the world know how much power they have, and choose to not abuse it. All the douchebags have an inflated sense of self-worth. They take the power they have and twist it, until they take everything they can from people and their resources. I used to have a Robin Hood mentality […]

>Stain filled love

>I’ve seen people that are squeaky clean. What does that even mean this day in age? Well, squeaky clean means they come with very few outward mistakes. For example, in Christianity, there is a huge value to not have sex before marriage. “Squeaky clean” means people who are virgins. Squeaky clean refers to people that […]

>Even Silence Has An End

>Ingrid Betancourt was campaigning for the presidency of Colombia in 2002. On February 23, 2002, she was kidnapped by the terrorist group (FARC) that she was trying to make peace with during her campaign trail. She was held in hostage with 13 others for 6 1/2 years – yes – 6 1/2 years. They were […]

>Cowards, Phonies, Snakes, Etc.

>Technology is the perfect way to have a voice and hide behind every corner at the same exact time. People are bold behind a computer. They are ferocious behind a phone. They become animals through their music. Or monsters through their words. But in person, they are the cowardly versions of their pathetic self-images – […]

>The Mirror

>Everyone is either overrated or underrated. Very rarely is anyone rated exactly where they are. Very rarely are we able to think outside of our experiences and personal biases to actually rate something for what it is. If you think about music – we like what we like and sometimes we can’t explain it. I […]

>Santiago’s destiny

>If you have not read “The Alchemist,” I would suggest you purchase the book on as soon as you finish reading this blog post – or find someone who has it and borrow it, so that you can use the money to buy “Endangered Species” in a month’s time. Santiago is forced to embark […]

>Faith and its Loneliness

>Call my perspective unhealthy. Call it unstable. Call it counter-productive. Believing in things that are not seen is borderline depressing. I would argue that if you do not engage with the depression and bitter disappointment that you encounter when dealing with faith, then what you are practicing may not be faith at all. The problem […]