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The Emptiness Within Blaise Pascal was a child prodigy, a scientist, inventor, philosopher, and theologian back in the mid 1600s. He’s probably most famous for his work in mathematics and geometry, though he was also the inventor of the first mechanical calculator. However, in his later years he began to wax eloquently about the philosophies […]Read more »

The Me Generations

The Me Generations I’m a member of the Me Generation. The Baby Boomers (those of us born between 1945–1960) earned that moniker by throwing off the mantle of institutional authority. We didn’t trust anyone over 30 and we had little use for organized anything. Government, higher education, law enforcement, the military, the judiciary, banking, and […]Read more »

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures Guilt isn’t gender specific. Everyone carries some … now and again on and off here and there. But guys seem to metabolize guilt more readily than our counterparts. We grab it, digest it, internalize it, and then expend inordinate energy to repress it. And where does said guilt come from? It’s that little […]Read more »

The Universal Cry for Help

The Desperation of Despair Suicidal thoughts are very personal. No two people suffer the same pain, suffering, stress, disappointment, or fears … and no two people deal with these emotions in the same way. On the other hand, almost every person who embraces suicide as their ultimate answer experiences one universal emotion. Hopelessness. Despair. Something […]Read more »

Disillusionment and Kids

According to the CDC, every five days or so, a child under the age of 13 commits suicide in the US and suicide is the third highest cause of death of children ages ten to fourteen. We wring our hands and ask, “Why?” Although the issues are complex, one of the common contributing factors is […]Read more »
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