Category Archives: Authenticity

Apprehending True Humility

The word humility has two definitions. One is to be avoided at all costs, and the other is to be diligently sought. Continue reading

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On the discernment and wisdom of true morality

Morality is subject to the faithful discernment of context. Continue reading

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Can Christians be gay?

An answer to the question of whether sexual orientation is a choice, and suggestions for improving how the Church interacts with the gay community, inside and outside the Church. Readership: Christians only A commentary on the debate between Matthew Vines … Continue reading

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On the Authenticity of Appearance and Avatar

Being your true self often requires you to conform to a role, similar to that of a play, and then take great effort to thespianize the REAL you… and it is exhausting! Continue reading

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Ladies Should Respect the Man and Love the Boy

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

Posted in Authenticity, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Female Power, Influence, Models of Success, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Respect | Tagged , , | 32 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

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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

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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

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Why Political Correctness won’t solve Racism

An unflattering analysis of PC culture, followed by a new-old approach towards improving interracial relations. Continue reading

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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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