Essays:

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The Finger & The Moon – how JKD lost its way – Nov 13th 2018

Governing Fear – August 18th 2017

Three Suicides – July 7 2017

Peter Boghossian and Matt Thornton, a conversation about the Portland train stabbing – June 9th 2017

It’s Aliveness – Still – May 16th 2017

The Women of BJJ – May 2017’s Video Podcast – May 6th 2017

From a Harsh Look to a Hand Grenade – April 12th 2017

Fighting – and, not or – Fitness – Mar 15th 2017

The necessity of Tribe – Feb 28th 2017

Cowards, assault, & the Nation Magazine – Jan 24 2017

The Hate Crimes Test – Jan 6th 2017

Dear World, about this election – Nov 9th 2016

When there are no Walter Cronkites left – Nov 6th 2016

Tradition, Truth, and Belief Revision – Nov 3rd 2016

Unsurpised by Ideology – Nov 1st 2016

Conquering Violence – the BJJ Brick Podcast – Oct 5th 2016

Of M.I.C.E, Men, and Trump – Sept 18th, 2016

Penn Jillette & Performance Wisdom – Sept 12, 2016

Are American police too violent? – August 2nd, 2016

The ABC’s of keeping our daughters safe (part 3) – June 26th 2016

The ABC’s of keeping our daughters safe (part 2) – June 22 2016

The ABC’s of keeping our daughters safe (part 1) – June 16th 2016

It takes mentors to make men – June 8th 2016

Appropriate Response Training – and Dads – June 2nd 2016

Israel, Ideology & Lies – May 24th 2016

The Necessity of Doubt – The Maturity of Reason – May 12th 2016

Daddy Issues – April 27th 2016

Swimsuits and Politics  – April 20th 2016

Maturity, and Trump – April 12th 2016

Anger, economics, and actuality -Mar 3rd 2016

Five books that changed how I view the world – Feb 23rd 2016

A fundamental is what’s most important – Feb 15th 2016

Violence, Terrorism & Islam – Feb 5th 2016

SBG’s Karl Tanswell & ‘Dynamic Quality’ – Jan 29th 2016

The Fetish of “streetfighting” – Jan 14th 2016

A conversation on self-defense, violence, and delusion – Jan 7th 2016

 

Older Essays:

Surfing for balance – 2012

The MMA – Skepticism connection – 2012

The Faith Hope shell game – 2012

A thought experiment on, identity – 2012

Philosophy as a verb – 2012

“Faith” based reasoning – 2012

Hitchens, courage and lessons – 2011

The Enlightenment Delusion – 2011

5 Questions – 2007

About belts – 2006

Honoring the process – 2006

Coaching 201 – an introduction – 2005

Coaching the SBG way – 2005

Why Aliveness? – 2005

Exploring the map – 2004

Notes on drilling – 2004