Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Are We Unintentionally Raising Generations of Disadvantaged People?

Over the weekend, I spent a few hours with the older gentleman I know.  His wisdom is exceptional.  And I’m always prepared to hear what is on his mind.  As usual, he engaged me in a thought provoking conversation that may cross the boundaries of political correctness.  At the same time, it is a valuable conversation I would like to share. 

He started with the following: It is a parent’s job to prepare their children for life.  When they are negligent in that job, the child could grow up to be

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Is Experience a False Indicator?

I was recently engaged in an online conversation about the difference between experience and opinion.  On the surface, they appear to be very different.  However, when you peel back the layers, you discover they are birds of a feather.

When we are born, it is like we are given a

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Why Your Experience Rarely Matters

When ten people encounter an event together, why does each person recall a different story about it?  One’s point of view can obstruct what is seen.  By point of view, I’m referring to mental, not physical.  With that question, it makes you wonder: Do we really experience what we say we experience? 

The day we are born, we have no