Me Time: Why Society’s Addicted to Narcissism

Me Time: Why Society’s Addicted to Narcissism

What should I make of the following observations? For 11 years, I’ve enjoyed an assigned parking place at work. Apparently, my organization prefers that its executives don’t wander the garage in search of their cars. The space next to mine is an unassigned, reserved...
Sunday School Values Comin’ Down

Sunday School Values Comin’ Down

In 1990, Robert Fulghum wrote All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. He listed the basic values of sharing, playing fair, apologizing and fully embracing the Golden Rule. Fulghum added the value of “warm cookies and cold milk” and reminded readers that...

On Amy Winehouse and Breaking the Golden Rule

Some moments of real intellectual breakthrough come when I find myself thinking something that surprises me. I am forced to analyze the surprising idea to work out why I was thinking it. Whether the concept turns out to be right, wrong or complicated, I understand...