Showing posts from May, 2018

The Universe Has a Funny Way of Working Itself Out

As you know, I work in the insurance industry. So in other words, I am an entrepreneur. However, outside of my clients, I do still have bosses. Furthermore, my bosses offer me advice to the best of their knowledge—and based off of their biases. Now, regardless of what one does, we live in America, and America is still racist at its core. Therefore, regardless of what degree of freedom one attains through his/her profession, racist prejudices will still be incorporated.
Now, with the aforementioned, I have been advised that I needed to dress up my image a bit more. I need to take the pen out of my shirt, and I need to stop wearing skullcaps because it doesn’t look professional. Now, if I were a game-goofy clown--that believes everything his/her white counterpart tells him/her--, then I’d accept this advice with no questions asked. However, I’m not. I understand that some people are racists and will create any excuse to voice their disdain for me. So with that in mind, I do not take raci…

Why Black People Need To Build Businesses Rather Than Look For Jobs

Before I say what I'm about to say, I am not saying don't get a job to pay your bills and buy your trinkets in the meantime. What I'm saying is as Black People, Melanoid People, Moorish Gods, etc. (whatever you want to call us), we need to start focusing on building businesses here's why:

Entrepreneurship is all about solving problems. What's the biggest problem in the country right now? Racism? Yes, but that's not going to go anywhere so deal with it from a position of power instead of at the bottom of the foot of the oppressors. Classism? Yes, that's also not going anywhere either because it's the wealthy and powerful who used racism in this country in the first place. Leadership? Be your own leader. Tariq Nasheed is a hell of a napalm-spitter, and we love his works, but with that being said, he is not our leader--nor does he want to be.

So what is the biggest problem in the country right now? Unemployment!

"But I thought you said don't focus on…

Guys with No Game

What inspired this post is constant blaming of oneself I’ve seen done by guys. Years ago, when I touched down back in the States and began hitting up the scene, I did not obtain the results that I would have liked. Each time I would leave an interaction—that didn’t go well--, I would analyze the exchange. Each time I would find that there was very little for me to improve upon. Now, in the game, you learn to analyze yourself and critique yourself. So much emphasis is put on critiquing oneself that critiquing the other individual gets looked over. However, that is exactly what was transpiring with me. I was doing mostly everything right, while the females were doing mostly everything wrong. However, the notion of critiquing the other individual did not originate from me. I learned to start evaluating the woman’s interaction with me from Tariq Nasheed. He did a podcast--many years ago—on Mack Lessons Radio, where he talked about evaluating the female after you’ve evaluated yourself. Thi…

Team Management

In this post, we’re going to speak on how to schedule women in--or should I say around--your life. I’m going to share a theory of mine and why I came to this formula. Now, it is a theory, so feel free to tweak it to your liking. Alternatively, if you have a different angle on it, please share with the board. My reason for coming up with this formula is because in the past I’ve let women with potential slip through the cracks because I was either preoccupied with other women or just not including them in my schedule. Now, with that being stated, no woman--including one's mother--should run a man’s life or his day-to-day schedule. However, let’s keep it 100. If you continue to neglect her, she won’t be neglected for long. 

So, I initially thought to myself “What’s a way to keep women that admire me--on some level or another--around longer?” Now, this isn’t some magic trick to keep her in your life. Plenty will come and go--the good ones on down to the jump-offs. However, this will he…

Anti-Intellectualism and the "Dumbing Down" of America

There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It’s the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility.
Susan Jacoby, author of The Age of American Unreason, says in an article in the Washington Post, "Dumbness, to paraphrase the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, has been steadily defined downward for several decades, by a combination of heretofore irresistible forces. These include the triumph of video culture over print culture; a disjunction between Americans' rising level of formal education and their shaky grasp of basic geography, science and history; and the fusion of anti-rationalism with anti-intellectualism."
There has been a long tradition of anti-intellectualism in America, unlike most other Western countries. Richard Hofstadter, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1964 for his book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, desc…