How Should We Redeem Sports 5

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Let the Weak Say I Am Strong When I started this series of rants against the evil aspects of sports culture, I was working under the assumption that the culture only accepts those who have a moderate amount of physical … Continue reading

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How Should We Redeem Sports 4

The question at hand is, “How should we redeem sports such that the weak can endure mistreatment and accept failure with courage?” Many of the weak who are mistreated, humiliated, and abused by a success-obsessed sports culture end up hating … Continue reading

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How Should We Redeem Sports 3

Reframing the Question I used to loathe sports, sports culture, and anyone who played sports. This abject hatred stemmed partly from how parents, teammates, coaches, and opponents mistreated me. Such mistreatment was indeed evil, but was a normal part of … Continue reading

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Rampage Against Education 3

Chopping Down the Asherah of Higher Education In my previous two educational rants, I made the following three assertions. Higher education is not necessary for financial well-being. Financial well-being is not necessary for happiness. Happiness throughout life comes from loving … Continue reading

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Rampage Against Education 2

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In my first educational rant, I made two assertions. First, education is not necessary for financial well-being. Second, financial well-being is not necessary for a happy life. These are two lessons that are rarely, if ever taught in public schools … Continue reading

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Who is the Consummate Capitalist?

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During the Christmas season, it is the habit of some to attack capitalists by calling them Scrooges and Grinches. Throughout the last few Christmases, I have shown that these and other fictional Christmas villains and some real villains were not … Continue reading

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Rampage Against Education

It has been nine years since I graduated from Seminary, fifteen years since graduating from College, and twenty-five years since graduating from high school. Throughout high school, my teachers, guidance counselors, and classmates drummed into my head the idea that … Continue reading

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