Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

Simply flying the Christian flag does not make rude people civil, mean people nice, angry folk peaceable, crude folk polite, jealous people generous, unhappy folk joyful, selfish people unselfish, or arrogant folk humble.

In the aftermath of Paris there is a lot of talk about human behavior, and I’m concerned that many of these terms seem to represent moving targets, and that the way we respond to horrific events often only serves to muddy the waters, and what we really mean when we say “right,” and “wrong” is often more rooted in self interest than it is something universal, or true.