2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review

If you want to stop racism, start treating people as individuals

On Sunday, I had a lengthy conversation with a friend at our chapel. He is also a police officer, a husband, and a father of 4. He's been on the front lines during the protests which, fortunately, was pretty quiet and calm here in Charlotte, compared to other states. One thing we both agreed on … Continue reading If you want to stop racism, start treating people as individuals

Quality and Free Markets

Quality.  It's a hugely subjective measurement. Some may argue there are universally accepted standards for what's considered to be "good" quality vs. "poor" (eg. your local FDA bootlicker).  I would argue that Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder. Many people mistake Price for Quality.  In a Free Market, Price only indicates the intersection of … Continue reading Quality and Free Markets

Trigglypuffs, Toilets, and Tolerance

No shortage of news to discuss. If you care about the elections, which I don't, every day there seems to be more finger pointing, name calling, skeletons coming out of the closet, and oh yeah, violence amongst the most rabid sycophants defending their leaders (or tearing down their opponents). I'm just as guilty I suppose … Continue reading Trigglypuffs, Toilets, and Tolerance

Liberty – Ends or Means?

If you’ve ever had a moral debate with anyone, invariably the argument will come down to an idea of the Ends and the Means.  The case is laid out something like this: In one camp, the person has a final goal / utopia in mind.  Because you know it’s a righteous goal, getting to your … Continue reading Liberty – Ends or Means?