Instagram Update

For my column at Salvo, I have been doing an ongoing series on the evils of Instagram. My latest article in this series looks at a recent lawsuit filed by the Beasley…

From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Classroom

In 2017, I was hired to write a curriculum for the graduate programs of six different universities, to instruct teachers how to integrate mindfulness practices into k-12 classroom. When the curriculum was…

Peter Zeihan on Our Coming Future

Two weeks ago Peter Zeihan went on the Realignment podcast to discuss the imminent collapse of globalism. You can watch the 55 minute interview below: Take-home points from Zeihan’s research include, Russia…

Sen. Josh Hawley Still Doesn’t Understand Transgenderism

The already famous exchange that occurred last week between Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo) and Professor Khiara Bridges about male pregnancy was a typical example of (a) people talking past each other, (b)…

Latest Metaverse Commercial

In my column at Salvo Magazine, I recently walked through the various commercials that have aired for the metaverse, showing how they reveal a shift in branding. From the article: Meta Platforms has…

How Gratitude Changes the Brain

The Irony of Sexual Liberation

From my Salvo article, “Wilhelm Reich and the Irony of Liberation.” If the first sexual revolution was about enjoying sex without being encumbered with the possibility of child-bearing, the second sexual revolution…

Are Humans Turning into Machines?

The Greeks had a myth which told of an artist, Pygmalion, who fell in love with an ivory woman he sculpted. The goddess Aphrodite granted life to the statue, who then bore…

St. Paisios on Busyness

Earlier this year, for the first week of Great Lent, I had the opportunity to go to the Saint Herman of Alaska Eastern Orthodox monastery in Platina, California. It was a beautiful…

The Shallows, Schema-Formation, and Memory

I am delighted to see a new edition of The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, featuring a new Afterword about smartphones and social media. On his website, Nicholas…

Interview With Holistic Christian Life

Last year I was interviewed for the Holistic Christian Life podcast about my book Gratitude in Life’s Trenches: How to Experience the Good Life Even When Everything Is Going Wrong. I don’t…

Letter to a Geocentrist

Recently I have had a number of friends ask me about geocentrism, the belief that the earth is immobile and at the center of the universe. So I decided to share this…