Tag: Discipline

The Importance of Principle

“All that is required for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Is a rather famous aphorism. But how do you know that you are a good man? How do you know what you should do? I use this aphorism and… Continue Reading “The Importance of Principle”

Fractal Radio| Episode 9 – Jointly Venturing into Vanity Fair

I just received an issue of Vanity Fair as a free gift for my subscription to The New Yorker. I discuss some of the articles therein and do a series of riffs on various topics including those found in my most recent essay: Pop Psych… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio| Episode 9 – Jointly Venturing into Vanity Fair”

TFJ Vlogs: Bavarian Mood – Metaphysical Backbone

In this TFJ Vlog, you will find a discussion of the need to develop physical and metaphysical stamina. Public discourse and effective inquiry require strength and character. Both of these are inextricably tied and I give some quirky examples of how to attain them.… Continue Reading “TFJ Vlogs: Bavarian Mood – Metaphysical Backbone”

Don’t Make It A Chore – Musings on Productivity

The most effective solution to a discipline problem is to not make things too much of a chore. Don’t strain the neck, don’t grit the teeth, you don’t have to do it. It would be better if you do it but it’s fine if… Continue Reading “Don’t Make It A Chore – Musings on Productivity”