There’s $20 Floating In the Public Toilet Bowl In Front of You….


Do you leave that washroom $20 richer?

Virginia Gov. McDonnell’s Fall from Grace. Just Desserts?

Bob McDonnell

The man who would be king? (Or at least potential running mate to the man who almost became king) is going to prison and out of public life for good.

Stivers Cartoons: I’m Not Greedy


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6 Things You Can’t Win (and How to Win Them)

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Not everything is a contest, but you can always be a winner. Here’s how.

What Americans Could Achieve if We Banded Together Like We Did to Deport Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Too often we assume our politicians know or care what we care about. “We the People” have spoken. Can we get a redo?

For Future Generations, It’s Heads We Win, Tails They Lose


A central element of fairness is sharing. Taking what is yours and not more because to do so would mean someone would have less. So is it fair for us to adversely effect the biosphere, when the impact will fall disproportionally on future generations?

6 Life Lessons from “The Wolf of Wall Street”

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Dr. Jed Diamond asks: What part of the wolf lives in you?

Show a Little Thankfulness This Holiday Season

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Let’s show some appreciation for the people in our lives because of who they are, not the things they give us

Black Friday Brings Out the Worst in Human Beings


Nathan Graziano was just coming around to believe in the altruistic and kind nature of humanity during the holiday season. Then Black Friday came along.

Don’t Worry Fast Food Executives, We’ll Pay Your Bills


Half of fast food workers rely on public assistance just to get by.

“The problem with rankism is greed.”

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This comment is by Valter Vilietti on the post “Inching Our Way Towards Universal Dignity: An Interview with Robert Fuller”

This Is Rage. Welcome.


Ken Goldstein is embarking on an experiment at The Good Men Project. Serializing his new novel, This Is Rage, chapter by chapter.

A Simple Guide To Sharing


On the application of Hot Wheels to the global economy.

Are You Raising a Narcissist?

narcissism, selfish children, overconfident underachievers, teaching humility, modeling empathy, parenthood, faith

The cultural and technological trends that are making us even more self-absorbed.

My Mom Writes About Our Family Struggles – Part Five

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A few months back, my family nearly fell apart. Here’s how it all went down from my mom’s perspective. In this final post, my mom takes it way back to her history.

How Black Friday Brings Out the Needy and Greedy in All


Here’s a glimpse into the madness for all the suckers who were too good and lazy for (or—admit it—afraid of) Black Friday shopping. These ravenous shoppers show you what the holidays are REALLY all about…