What is the
Intellectual Dark Web?
The Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) is a training ground and place of transformation for the flexible inquisitive mind. Within it, champions of interpretation, meaning, and articulative prowess meet in the open arena to analyze and discuss relevant ideas in science, technology, psychology, history, and philosophy. The IDW is an emergent community of thinkers, conversationalists, and engaged listeners endeavoring to develop a higher-resolution understanding of mankind and the world in which we find ourselves.
What really matters? Why do we act this way? How can we best define and move towards our goals? How should we treat others? What is an effective way to navigate life? The Intellectual Dark Web is about grappling with salient issues and stands as a place of common ground for individuals who explore the unknown with searching rational scrutiny. The IDW expands human cooperation, communication, knowledge, wisdom, and consciousness through high-level long-form dialectic in the contest of ideas.
The aim of IDW NEWS, is to provide opportunities for you to think, learn, question, and discuss by keeping you informed about the latest developments and happenings from the field of battle and through additional content promoting deeper contemplation and reflection.
About this Blog
I would like to start by saying that I appreciate everyone who takes the time to read, comment, and communicate with me and others on this blog. I owe thanks to many people in my life (you know who you are) whose perspective, skills, ideas, and constant questioning of my beliefs (despite what you believe, I know that I’m not always right!), have helped shape who I am and how I see the world. As you read, please forgive any grammatical or syntax errors you find. I’m hopeful that my writing will improve as I produce more posts and become more comfortable using this medium.
My passion in life is to help others succeed and become the best possible versions of themselves. It is my hope that this blog will help someone, hopefully many, to make a decision, view a situation differently, take on a challenge, face a fear, fail, and find the strength to accomplish any goal.
I will discuss a variety of subjects to deliver as much information, perspective, and encouragement as possible. These subjects include exercise and fitness, nutrition, martial arts, teaching, child development, learning, relationships, and self-improvement. I plan to write about what I feel, anything from the proper way to deliver power in a punch, to why listening is such an important skill across all age groups. Some of my posts will also include projects I’m working on, or even struggles that I’m facing.
I sincerely hope you enjoy reading and I encourage you to pursue what you love and take care of others along the way.