Category Archives: Authenticity

Ladies Should Respect the Man and Love the Boy

Ladies, Respect the Outer Man, and Love the Inner Boy Continue reading

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Posted in Authenticity, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Female Power, Influence, Models of Success, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Respect | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

How to Dismantle the Idol of Fandom: Breaking the Fifth Wall

This post examines elements of fandom as a form of idolatry, and considers how ethical systems may be bypassed, and false beliefs exposed, by ‘breaking the fifth wall’. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Conflict Management, Culture Wars, Discerning Lies and Deception, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Persuasion, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , | 5 Comments

The Objectivity of Offense Constitutes Respect

This post examines the contributions of Prof. Jordan Peterson, and finds that he has pioneered a robust response to a new style of dishonest debate that has developed in recent years. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Models of Success, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Politics, Respect | Tagged | 9 Comments

Psychological Projection and the Mirror Effect

Explore the mechanics of psychological Projection, along with five common examples: Selfishness, Greed, Envy, Remorse, and Self-Seduction. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Discerning Lies and Deception, Disorders, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Psychology, Relationships | Tagged , | 22 Comments

Formality as an Expression of the Human Characteristic of Desire

One of the most basic qualities of human nature is the fact that we are full of desires.  We desire money, we desire love, we desire relationships, we desire political freedoms, we desire success, we desire honor, etc.  But the … Continue reading

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Roadblocks in Ministry

I’ve been reading the book, “Growing True Disciples“, by George Barna, which was lent to me by someone at church. I felt that the book was good, overall, but it failed to address some of the pertinent sources of difficulty … Continue reading

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Confidence and Authenticity in Speech

Here, we examine the power of a man’s speech, the origins of that power, and what a man can do to prevent choking up under pressure. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Communications, Confidence, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Personal Presentation | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Growing “Roots” in Faith

The story of how I grew more emotionally and spiritually independent, and how I began developing my own Frame of mind, and stand on my own. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Inner Game, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Self-Concept | Tagged | 3 Comments