The Stupidity Vigilante was my hero, and my alter ego. I fantasized about dishing out retribution for all of the wrongs that no one was calling anyone on.
Every time we get the chance, we should eject the unsportsmanlike people who undermine justice, fairness, and the game itself.
And worst of all, we’ll convince ourselves that the pain those people are suffering is somehow not as real as it would be if it happened to us.
Thanksgiving is a day to practice gratitude. And it’s a great opportunity to fully digest the fact that stress is just the dissonance between expectation and reality.
When we experience unpleasant emotions, we aggressively fling our negativity in every direction, all the while failing to ask for actual resolution.
A manifesto on real masculinity.
If your kids are born here, they’re Americans. End of inquiry. They’re entitled to all of the rights, privileges, and obligations of every other American citizen, even if you never realize that destiny yourself.
As I learned lessons and didn’t die from my mishaps, I started to handle the growing expectations pretty well.
Hustle if you want, but do it because it makes you happy, not for what you’ll get down the road if you do.