Being a good dad means getting wet unexpectedly

I was at the Eatonville high school pool for my kids swim lessons. I was sitting in the bleachers without my phone thankfully. I had put it away so I could focus on watching my kids. My daughter, Kate, jumped in off the wall when it was not her turn with the swim instructor and no one saw.… read more “Being a good dad means getting wet unexpectedly”

Who to marry

Find someone who will love you as much as your mommy and daddy. They won’t do that at first, so carefully watch their actual behavior and attitude towards their parents, their siblings, and their friends. Do they treat these people with respect and kindness? Do they only speak well of them? Someone who is rude to their mother or father will eventually treat you that way.… read more “Who to marry”

Three economic systems

I have a new idea… There are only three fundamental systems of economics. Economics is really just the methods used to motivate humans to do productive work. Capitalism, which relies on individuals keeping the product of their work to motivate them. Socialism, which uses sharing things equally to motivate people. Dictatorship, which uses violence to motivate people.… read more “Three economic systems”

How inherently unstable socialism collapses into dictatorship

We all share a primary goal when we work; to make more money.

But if you had to split it equally with everyone else, and you could see some lazy people not working but getting as much as you, would you still work? Most of us would slack off or quit as our sense of justice was offended.… read more “How inherently unstable socialism collapses into dictatorship”