Tag Archives: politics

How to Win the Next War…

As soldiers, we are professionally bound to consider, discuss, and prepare for the next war.  Even in a time of quiet peace we are continually sharpening our tools, challenging our bodies, and expanding our minds as we develop ourselves and … Continue reading

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Job versus Work…

So what do you do ?  lt is one of the most common questions we ask when meeting someone new, when beginning a potential future relationship with another human being.  But what does it mean?  Oftentimes we are referring only to … Continue reading

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Times of Change…

I will start out by saying that I sincerely hope anyone reading this had a wonderful and peaceful Holiday season.  Mine was quite restful and a bit productive.  The interesting thing about idleness during our holidays is that they give … Continue reading

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A Few Words on Destiny…

It is quite often that a man meets his destiny on the roads he took to avoid it.  Regardless of the twisted and broken roads he travels, the wrong turns he takes along the way, and the many hazards and … Continue reading

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Vision

As I continue moving forward on several old projects and a few quite interesting new ones I feel it must be time to express a bit of my vision for this work and where I hope it will take me.  … Continue reading

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The Final Armistice…

It feels weird reflecting on the way 95 years ago we thought we had finally completed our war to end all wars.  After a conflict so unbelievable gruesome we thought humanity finally had enough.  We thought our blood thirst had … Continue reading

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Our Greatest of Teachers…

I believe there will soon be a time when the memory of September 11, 2001 is used no longer to mourn a great tragedy, rally the cries of patriotism, or beat the drums of endless war, but to explore the … Continue reading

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On Reality, Unity, and Duality…

We live in a world which appears quite separate and distinct from the one which we feel inside our bodies.  From within our biological vessels we see, experience, and interact with all aspects of our environment.  Yet within these vessels … Continue reading

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The End of an Age…

The more I travel, the more people I meet, and the more I take the time to read, think, and reflect the more aware I become of the knowledge that we live in amazing and critically important times.  Our moments … Continue reading

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The Military, Politics, and Dissent…

I guess it’s fitting that my 50th post on this blog ends up on the topic of political discourse and the military.  This little intellectual experiment certainly hasn’t taken quite the course I thought it would when I started it … Continue reading

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