“God creates us free, free to be selfish, but He adds a mechanism that will penetrate our selfishness and wake us up to the presence of others in this world, and that mechanism is called suffering.”

~ Shadowlands

Growing up, I was a selfish child. My parents set everything aside…

Humans are amazing, complex, frustrating creatures. Animals are predictable to a much higher degree of precision. They are driven by a small range of behavioral routines and physiological motivations, and tend to be limited to a smaller environment or habitat.

But humans? We’re a maddening mix of emotions, agency, ethics…

“Hell is empty, and all the devils are here.”

- Wm. Shakespeare, The Tempest

Every generation believes that, in some way, they are living in their own end times:

The end of a familiar way of life.
The end of reason.

The end of the age of Man.

It begins…

Rubble left after the London Blitz, 1940

“Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”

- Winston Churchill, 29 October 1941

In 1941, humanity…

Charles Atlas versus the Rockettes

We meet no ordinary people in our lives.
- C.S. Lewis

Enough real and digital ink has been spilled over the fight of “What is The Red Pill?” in the past decade to fill all the great libraries of antiquity.

This is because humans are, generally speaking, creatures governed by…

Huntsman Online

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