Guest post on Buddha Dad: So long purity

My 21 month old twins regularly embrace. Though completely different they love eachother unconditionally I took this quiz a couple years ago about morality created by the author of the incredibly insightful book: The Righteous Mind. Later I read the book and really enjoyed seeing a level of nuance around…

Guest post on Buddha Dad: My problem with religion

x-post from Buddha Dad photo by Charles Dyer I have a problem. Too many people in my life have not experienced immanence in any form. And so they are bitter towards all things religious, because they failed to deliver. Maybe there‚Äôs no helping it. Maybe they stalled somewhere on…

Porn vs Empowerment

I had the most wonderful experience being in the moment with my daughter. I was sitting at my computer trying to get my data pipeline to behave and work with me instead of against me. It was late, a little past 11 PM, and suddenly Z walks into the office…

Secretly bad parent

we have a print of this same selection from "The Three Ages of Women" in our home and it perfectly illustrates, for me, the notion of strength (through vulnerability) and exceeding warmth Try not to using shame to parent Last night we watched Zion perform for her piano recital. She…

Tedium

Embarking on tedium "Is it possible to find joy/peace in prolonged busy tedium punctuated by acute annoyance when measurable/visible productivity is nearly nonexistent?" This is the question Mindy posed to me. And it's probably one of the best questions out there. It's the basis of religion and the…

Energy & Resistance

Running a deficit I ran into a friend the other day at a networking event. He came up to Kent and I and mentioned that he's been depressed for the last two months. At which point Kent and I began to probe for, essentially, how was his energy level previously…