Born in Long Island, New York, have lived in New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, California, and Oklahoma. Lived three years in Italy and Germany while in USAF.(Air Police: K-9 section). Now live in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Married after whirlwind romance to same wife for over 30 years. Currently run my own real estate school in Oklahoma. Like to study foreign languages for a few months just to see how they work. Also like Latin and giving speeches. I’ve taught Philosophy, Advertising, Property Management, and many real estate subjects at the University, Community College, and Technical School level. Now writing non-fiction book on the Romance genre. I was trained to be a philosopher and history teacher but have worked mostly in advertising, marketing, and real estate.
Philosophy of Romance -- Winner of the Redneck Writer Award!
Prestigious Award is so Difficult to Win That There is no 1st Place! That’s Right! 2nd Place is the Highest Award!
In Honor of this Award, Philosophy of Romance Introduces a New Philosophical Problem.
The Redneck Philosopher Paradox:
What happens when very funny Redneck Philosopher jokes are not understood by the rednecks nor read by the philosophers? Are these jokes funny in the same way a tree falling unheard in the forest is noisy?
The First Examples:
You know you’re a redneck philosopher when you think the ‘mind-body’ problem derives from drinking too much white lightin’.
You know you’re a gifted redneck philosopher when you think the ‘mind-body’ problem begins with white lightin’ and ends in the morgue.
'Problem of Evil'
You know you’re a redneck philosopher when You think the ‘problem of evil’ is the possibility of getting caught.
You know you’re a gifted redneck philosopher when you think the ‘problem of evil’ is when you wonder why the devil would allow a good God to exist.
You know you’re a redneck philosopher when you think a paradox is a pair of doctors.
You know you’re a gifted redneck philosopher when you think a paradox is a pair of doctors who offer mutually exclusive diagnoses for the same patient at the same time.