“Ready Player One” was an amazing novel about virtual reality gaming dominating the world. I was very surprised to see many of the differences between the book and the movie. I feel like they are based on the same concept, but are almost completely different from each other. Aside from…

What a story! I have been stuck listening to “Ready Player One” for the last day. I didn’t realize how much it would enthrall me in the complexity and deep character development. It makes me think of many of my writing projects that have fallen by the way. Mainly because…

I find it interesting that our ignorance has a bias. It is unconscious, but it is there. It affects what we do, how we treat people, and even how we see things. It is a huge part of an internal persona that we have. We all have different personas inside…

Over the decades, humans have sought to improve upon processes, procedures, policies, religion, and inventions. It is neverending as the human race continues to grow. The question here is, are we taking a step forward or backward? I feel that we are digressing, to a certain extent, as some laws…

I have been reminiscing previous movies, books, and tv series I loved as a child. The TV series I have been watching came out when my dad between his teenage and young adult years. It is called Robotech and has many life lessons that were impactful on me. Now reflecting…

I have been thinking about this topic as it is a current reoccurrence in my life. Part of it comes from my ignorance of true, hard work. We live in a world where we seem to see the results of hard work. I know personally, I desire so much more…

I am shocked by this idea of cancel culture. I have never seen that perspective or even knew that existed. To me, a cancel culture seems like a mob mentality to a certain extent. A mob doesn’t want to understand the other perspective. A mass of people decides that it…

My last couple of posts are all stemming from the same inspiration, Jocko Willink. Jocko was a navy seal who fought in the battle of Ramadi, Iraq. He learned lots of leadership lessons there and poured it into multiple books on leadership. He has two chapters in “Leadership Strategies and…

I have been reading from a book called “Leadership Strategies and Tactics FM-02”. It has taught me how to be a good leader and what and what not to do. One of my favorite chapters and one I have been pondering a lot recently is ultimatums. In this book, Jocko…

A struggle I have had of late is staying focused while doing work or homework. I have not engaged in these tasks with the same zeal that I had at the beginning of the semester. I feel like I am eating the same meal for lunch almost every other day…

Donald Richards

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