Words from a Father

Husband of One, Father of Four

60. Vocabulary

English is one of the most precise, expressive and expansive languages in existence. Make sure your vocabulary is the same.


59. Apple, Microsoft

Apple produces superior products. Never choose Microsoft willingly.

58. Entertainment

Entertainment is just that. Don’t be like the fools whose politics or morals are informed by entertainment.

57. Get

You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit.

56. Fighting

If you must fight, hit first, hit hardest, and hit last. Then help them up.

55. Reductivism

Science is ultimately reductivist. It oversimplifies complex things and ignores their subtleties or important details.

Reductivism cannot shed light on what makes us human.

54. Cleaning

The easiest way for kids to clean is with a song.

53. Patience

Patience means waiting with a happy heart.

52. Humor

Memorize clean jokes. True humor is in irony and timing, not in demeaning.

51. Notice, Work

Two week’s notice is expected when leaving a job. Finish well.

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