Deceived by Righteousness

The problem with righteous anger is that it is still anger.  Anger is a toxic state that destroys us from within before it destroys everything we care about.  It is not some finely tuned weapon that can be safely directed only toward whomever or whatever we are angry at without causing collateral damage.  It is…

Unity With Purpose

Unity is an empty vessel to be filled with whatever form of good or evil we choose. We often throw around word like unity, community, or tribe as if they are inherently positive concepts. The truth, however, is that they are neutral. It is as possible to be united around evil causes, ideas, and behaviors…

On Conflict and Calm

Before jumping into another person’s battle, first ask yourself whether or not their cause is righteous and just, and whether or not they actually need your help. In a day and age where so much conflict is public and publicized, it is easier than ever to find ourselves leaping to the defense of a friend,…