There is a recurring theme of how sadly all too many younger adults are unprepared to encounter the trials, tribulations, and expectations of the world outside of academia.
Naively, I hope for a higher standard from our leaders...
Exactly 101 years ago today at the eleventh minute of the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 the War to End All Wars was over.
Once in office, officials seem to immediately act without regard to differing opinions.
We seem to have embraced a lifestyle that has given us unprecedented levels of opioid addiction, accelerating murder rates, runaway illegitimacy.
But how do we strike a balance between creating an atmosphere where everyone is safe and comfortable at work and creating a society in which there is little or no attention paid to merit first and instead hiring and promoting on a statistical model?
If the enemy of a thriving civilization is deteriorating standards, it is up to us to not be an ally of that enemy.
It seems as if people nowadays put a premium on their own time at the expense of those not as fortunate as themselves.
Whether drafted or enlisted, these men and women answered their nation’s call to serve and protect the land and its people they loved and wanted to preserve.
Random acts of kindness - why don't we all join in?