Clarifying The Fog The expression “fog of war” was coined in the nineteenth century by Carl von Clausewitz who was a member of the Prussian military. It is used to specify the lack of certainty commands face in the blitz of commotion that marks warfare. Of course, the more one can keep their enemies off balance by driving uncertainty the more likely their chance of success. … [Read more...] about Clearly Seeing Critical Theory
The Nature of Chaos In many ways, it seems as though we live in a chaotic society. This observation will most likely not be a newsflash to most individuals living in America. Oftentimes, however, we merely stop at that point and fail to probe into exactly why our culture is so chaotic. There are a couple of different kinds of chaos that could arise for a society or … [Read more...] about Order Amidst Chaos
A Repetitive Occurrence Over and over again throughout the last few years I have noticed an extraordinary amount of people I know who assert that it seems like our society has lost its collective mind. In some cases, this can be overblown because there are many in our culture who frankly are highly intelligent individuals living in an incredibly biblical manner, to act like … [Read more...] about Why Does It Seem Like Everyone Has Lost Their Mind?
The Temptation To Focus On The Short-Term We live in a pretty chaotic moment of history which necessitates there is much rebuilding that needs to occur around us at almost every level. Our age is one where a man can win an NCAA championship competing in women’s sports.1 Seemingly, we have degraded to a point where many cannot even define basic concepts of reality such as … [Read more...] about Steadily Building Amidst The Chaos