Monthly Archives: April 2015

I Am An Idiot

When The Knucklehead was 13, I screwed up. Not for the first time, of course, nor the last, but more spectacularly than usual. I took him to see an R-rated movie. Not just any R-rated movie, mind you. He’d seen … Continue reading

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Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed

When The Knucklehead turned fifteen, I gave him a short stack of books, teen-friendly introductions to philosophy and ethics. Among them was Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris. “This isn’t to induce you to atheism,” I told him. … Continue reading

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