There has been a lot of attention paid recently to studies coming out showing that Millennials are having less sex than generations that came before them. The results of new surveys are pretty clear: those in relationships are having historically low amounts of sex; and those not in relationships are not hooking up much. On the … Continue reading Too Stressed to F&*K?
Putting aside for a moment the much more fun topic of sex and relationships, let me discuss - just for today - something much more serious. This week, US President Donald Trump joined Nicaragua and Syria as the only countries to reject the Paris Accord on climate change. Amongst Trump's base, who have polarized environmental issues … Continue reading A Brief Detour Into the Climate Change Debate
SECURITY IS MOSTLY A SUPERSTITION. IT DOES NOT EXIST IN NATURE, NOR DO THE CHILDREN OF MEN AS A WHOLE EXPERIENCE IT. AVOIDING DANGER IS NO SAFER IN THE LONG RUN THAN OUTRIGHT EXPOSURE. LIFE IS EITHER A DARING ADVENTURE, OR NOTHING. Helen Keller
I started a short series yesterday on the importance of still being open to new experiences as we get older. Yesterday's theme was sex - and I will come back to that - but today I want to go in a different direction. Many of us, if we engage in fitness at all, fall into the … Continue reading A Book of Firsts, Part 2: Outdoor Bouldering and Rock Climbing
As we age – whether we’re in our 30s, 40s, or beyond – it’s important to remember that the time for new adventures and experiences need not come to an end. In that spirit, I’ve decided to do a series of blogs on ‘firsts’. These are experiences I have either recently had in my life, … Continue reading A Book Of Firsts Part 1 … Sex From Sunset to Sunrise
I had an interesting discussion the other night with a friend over beer…. In one corner, a swinger friend: jealousy is a useless emotion and setting aside jealousy is the key to happiness In the other corner, an engineering buddy: jealousy has been the motivator of every significant cultural and economic advance in human history. … Continue reading Jealousy – What’s It Good For
I wanted to revive a theme I used to write on... trying to break down the polarity between the political right and left and the religious and secular. I'm convinced there is significant common ground in our basic humanity and we can bridge this divided culture war in a fun and pragmatic way... on issues … Continue reading Finding Common Ground – Lust