Author Archive | Chevy Chinburn

Interview With An Addict

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Thanks for joining us, we know how hard it must be for you to publicly express your private battles. We appreciate your bravery in raising awareness. Thanks for talking to me, I just want to share my story and let others suffering in silence know that they’re not alone.   Tell me about yourself? My names […]

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Progressing to 1984

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Self-awareness is a rare quality. It’s impossible to decipher whether Orwell’s ‘1984’ was simply a concoction of the ideal dystopian state or whether he knowingly laid the blueprint for the perfect tyranny. Contemporary foresight either turns you into a prophet or highlights historical naivety. Would Orwell be shocked to see red flags of authoritarianism revealing […]

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The Cross Dressing Misdirection

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Universal problems and public debate have been essential to putting forth ideas that shape contemporary culture. Communal concerns are the locomotive behind evolution.  The Greatness of a man can be measured by the quality of his problems. Aspiration for ingenuity, craving for prosperity and devotion to overcoming societal obstacles leading civilization into a superior future. […]

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Is Empathy Harmful?

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Empathy and compassion are two nouns falsely used interchangeably. Often hearing the personality trait of empathy portrayed as overwhelmingly positive. “He’s such an empathetic and compassionate person, he really cares about others.” Paul Bloom’s latest book Against Empathy illuminates how compassion and sympathy are helpful virtues, while even well intentioned empathy can be ruinous. Empathy […]

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No One Cares, Bro

Written by Chevy Chinburn

“You’re special. You’re amazing. You can do anything.” The mantra of millennials. Accurate for a small minority but an outright lie for most. Modern parents are encouraged to be sycophantic when it comes to their children. This is well intentioned and easy, considering the intense biological protectiveness and love that parents and mothers in particular […]

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I’m Offended, You’re Offended

Written by Chevy Chinburn

We live in bizarre times. Technology is evolving while our social values are devolving. As Western Nations approach their zenith, will their Judeo-Christian values trump their silent enemies and open up a new intellectual renaissance that continues the tradition of excellence, or will Western Civilization be relegated to history books, destined to be burned by future […]

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True Counter Culture Is Freedom

Written by Chevy Chinburn

There’s something seductive about fighting the power, taking on the man, throwing a wrench in the system and resisting authority. Who hasn’t fantasized about defeating the nefarious bully figure? This combative attitude is especially prevalent in youth. Whenever there’s a mainstream culture, naturally there’s going to be a counter culture. This seditious energy has taken […]

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Aliens Harvesting Our Insecurities

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Confidence, its alluring trait. The characteristic that most determines the direction of our lives. We either make decisions out of confidence or insecurity, there’s no way to avoid it. Self assured people stand out, their walk, the way the talk, their social prowess. We all remember that one kid from school who just didn’t give […]

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