How to Intellectually Turn Gold into S**T

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John Faithful Hamer reflects on being disappointed with today’s “intellectuals”.

“The Ladykillers” Will Bring You Back to God

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With Tom Hanks in the lead, Rich Monetti says the Coen Brothers’ film kills the presumption that we control our destinies.

The #1 Way to Have a Low Maintenance Relationship

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Is a low-maintenance relationship possible? According to Steven Lake, it is not only possible, but preferable.

You Can Always Have Another Beer

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Charlie Scaturro finds the beauty of life is in beer… um, no, that’s not it. The beauty of life is in choices made… or not, or another beer…

What If You Had No Tomorrow?

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Ty Phillips confronts the ultimate question.

From Atheism to a Kind of Faith

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Ty Phillips shares a short tale of finding grace.

Why Time Is Not Money

We Can't Bank Time by Judy Clement Wall

Editor’s Note: Recently, Good Men Project Executive Editor Thomas Fiffer posted the following quote on Facebook: We can’t really save time, the way we save money or a natural resource by not using it. There is no time bank or strategic reserve. We can only decide to stop squandering time and use what we have […]

Why Comedy is Better than Philosophy

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Philosophy is good for you, but it tastes bad.

Can a Kind of Heartbreak Heal You—and the World?

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Raoul Wieland explores what happens when our hearts are broken open instead of apart.

Could Failure Be the Answer?

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Raoul Wieland explores our quest for self-knowledge and transformation and wonders whether failure is the secret to self- and world improvement.

Why Life Is Not a Problem to Be Solved But a Mystery to Be Lived

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Over dinner at Esalen, Ira Israel reflects on the importance of collaborative community in an age of isolation.

The Meaning of Life is Ubiquitous

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Charlie Scaturro explains why he thinks the meaning of life is ever-present

For a Better Society, Teach Philosophy in High Schools

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Anger — in both politics and everyday life — is largely a reaction to fear, and fear can be lessened exponentially through learning philosophy.

A Critical Look at Failure

A Critical Look by Clare Bell

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series by Raoul Wieland on failure. Part one can be found here. The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘failure’ as: A lack of success An unsuccessful person, enterprise or thing The omission of expected or required action A lack or deficiency of a desirable quality The action or […]

Improving Your Relationship Using Empowered Communication

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Dr. Steve explores how relationship building through empowered communication is a corner stone to personal growth.

Please Just Tell Me It’s Going to Be OK

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Ty Phillips learns what he needs—what we all need—by being there for his daughter.