Cops! Soldiers! Paramedics! School Teachers! They are all cannibals. They aren't devouring other peoples brains. They are eating themselves for the greater good of society. Basically, we say that if you pick any of these jobs or others that involves you living for others or purely serving others you are doing a very honorable thing.… Continue reading They are all cannibals!
The Hippodrome, a giant stadium that could seat over a quarter of a million people. Massive chariot races with only one rule. Win at all costs. These were the real superstars of ancient Rome. The stadium could hold up to eight times that of the, and many renowned charioteers earned vast sums and retired as… Continue reading Football; the downfall of America
After my first couple of weeks plugging away, I am glad to say I have received my first review of my site and writings so far. The author, who was trying to be satirical, I believe, shares his views on my opinions as he sees them. A Review of My Thoughts Exactly! Self-styled "writer" Seth… Continue reading His thoughts exactly
In his book, On War, Clausewitz says, " the average person has neither the skill nor the ability to understand the art of war fully." Replace the word war with life and that sentence would be true even more so. We are not competent or capable in our personal or professional lives. We are neither… Continue reading You’ll never be any good at anything
John Wayne, "the Duke," Ernest Hemingway, "Pa Pa." By most accounts, there were no better definitions of masculinity and what it meant to be a man. Hard drinking, hard fighting, opinionated and irresistible to women. That's the image that comes to mind when I think of those two men. John Wayne was idolized in my… Continue reading The trick to being a man
You're having dinner with some of your closest friends. The food is delicious, the wine is relaxing, and the conversation brings back fond memories. All of a sudden, one of your friends says something you don't like. Your other friends are offended, or maybe you are, and you think the person who has said or… Continue reading Doublethink, double speak, double take
In ancient Rome, when a general had won a great victory, he would be given the honor. He would rife in a chariot led by a team of four white horses. Dressed in a gold and purple toga, wearing a golden laurel crown and his men marching before him. The enemies of Rome would be… Continue reading Stay calm and remember, you’re going to die