Pain Does Not Equal Compliance

There are still people in the world who think that if they impose enough pain on someone else, that they will get compliance.

My wife is Vietnamese. She’s a great woman in many respects. But one of her weaknesses is that she was raised in an authoritarian culture. Had I known this, I might have made different choices. But I have a family now, with two beautiful kids. They didn’t ask to be brought into this world. We brought them here. The struggle then turns on the question of whether we are…



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Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.