All 'The Wrong Sort of Stories' Short Stories Released as Individual Stories
It's Depressing ...
There is more than one way to view the circumstances of our lives, more than one way to think about ourselves; and the narrative we choose to believe about ourselves has a powerful impact on how we will navigate life's circumstances. That's why it's so depressing when a fellow believer chooses to identify as "gay". The declaration itself is technically ambiguous (Are they talking about attraction, or are they talking about action? There is an ...
"The Planner's Utopia"
The planner zealously maintains absolute equality amongst the citizens under his control. But when a free woman invades his warehouse paradise, he must act decisively before she ruins everything.
"It’s better for all to have none than for some to have more."
A short dark satire.
New covers for two of my favorites:
"Gender Identity and the Invisible Pasta God"
Kale, a wannabe pickup artist, attends a Pastafarian meetup to mock the religious and hopefully hook up with his sufficiently-hot co-worker Jezzie. But when a peg-legged Pastafarian Minister shows up in pirate garb and leads them all to the school board meeting next door where a debate about bathroom policies is underway, it becomes obvious that those who arrogantly claim to be non-religious actually have a religion ...
"Gender Identity Is a Religious Belief That I Don't Believe In"
"How to Decrease Divisiveness and Increase Civility in Our Society"
Am I the monster you see when you look at me through the lens of your progressive politics?
Your inability to advance your cause without portraying those who disagree with you as monsters bespeaks the hollowness of your politics, a core of dust. And your future, ashes.
When a magical baker recommends you go elsewhere for your same-sex wedding cake, it's best to take her advice.
I oppose wrong beliefs and ideologies, not people. Had I walked in another's shoes, I might believe and do as they believe and do. I don't oppose people. I seek to persuade them. Wrong beliefs and ideologies are forever wrong, but a wrong person can choose to become right.
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