“We need to understand the difference between discipline and punishment. Punishment is what you do to someone; discipline is what you do for someone.” ~Zig Ziglar This is a very important distinction, especially in our modern world. The prevailing ethic abhors discipline, avoiding it and attacking the one trying to apply discipline by claiming they…
Conflict and War, Conundrums, Philosophy, Politics and Government
Who Are You Really?
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Liberty – If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. Truth – In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act. George Orwell said that… These are words that challenge our commitment to both liberty and truth. Part of…
Conundrums, Lent '07
Lent 07: Day 17 – Truth
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Can there be freedom without truth? Can there be hope in the land when truth is sacrificed for a lie, for expedient gain, for political advantage? When truth is reduced to mere opinion, so that everyone has their own truth, can anyone find their way to certainty or is everything reduced to a sad expediency,…
Conundrum #1 Life Choice
Which is worse? Not being able to function by forgoing an addiction, or functioning perfectly but by doing so you shorten your life span?