Category Archives: MINDSET

BOOBY-TRAPS: AWESOME, BUT ALSO PRACTICAL

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Intra-office shenanigans

Twelve of us in the office act busy at our computers while keeping one eye on the target as he enters the room and makes his way to the trap armed at his desk. Without alarming the target, everyone tries to smoothly jockey for a clear view of the explosion that is moments away. He moves towards his chair as everyone grimaces in anticipation, but then heads over to the community fridge to grab his lunch. Continue reading BOOBY-TRAPS: AWESOME, BUT ALSO PRACTICAL

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IN DEFENSE OF TRAINING

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It’ll Never Happen to Me

That’s the prevailing mindset of students that show up at the USAF SERE School. They say, “Other people get shot down or captured, but not me. It’ll never happen to me”. They’re here because the training is part of their pipeline; it’s required for their job. They’re here to check the box and move on. They go through the motions, but it’s not authentic. The training is not internalized. Continue reading IN DEFENSE OF TRAINING

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THE END OF THE WORLD

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The Sky is Falling

I recently witnessed a fervent debate between a few coworkers on the conspiracies behind UN Agenda 21, FEMA death-camps, George Soros’ plan to take over the world and the connections to the end times. These coworkers are guys I trust. We’ve been through the same training, have similar backgrounds and personality types. One made the case that self-driving cars are just a way to control the population’s free movement so that we can eventually be easily funneled to the places that the “One-World Government” has in mind for us. Another laid out Obama’s plan to collapse the economy and Continue reading THE END OF THE WORLD

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