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LaMonte M. Fowler

an indie author writing to stay sane

What I Didn’t Learn in Business School

By my 42nd birthday I had achieved a fair amount of success by most people's reckoning. I had been a stakeholder in a very successful Internet startup. I had held executive level positions and managed teams of really smart, driven... Continue Reading →

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9/11 Never Forget, But Forgive

We should remember the lost lives. We should remember the heroes. We should remember the unity. But, it's time to lay down the hatred. It's time to end the endless war. It's time to forget the anger, wrath, and retribution.... Continue Reading →

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Quote of the day: “We will never change the world by going to church. We will only change the world by being the church.” Timothy Hammons

Good|Daily Launching Soon

I am happy to announce that Good|Daily will be launching soon. We are dedicated to reporting focused on people and organizations doing good and making our world better. No politics. No sensationalism. Just good news about people doing good. Our... Continue Reading →

Calling All Writers!

Have you noticed that there is a dearth of good news online? Facebook and online news sites are just chock full of depressing, terrifying, and sad stories. People add to the clamor with divisive and hateful rhetoric and no real... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Day

"In times of such commotion as the present, while the passions of men are worked up to an uncommon pitch, there is great danger of fatal extremes. The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not... Continue Reading →

Interpreting the 2nd Amendment

This essay was originally published in Parade Magazine on January 14, 1990 on page 4. I believe it to be the clearest, most cogent, and historically accurate interpretation of the 2nd Amendment from an originalist point of view. And the... Continue Reading →

Remembering Greg Allman

Greg Allman was one of my favorite musicians. He gave us so many unforgettable songs and some of the most timeless melodies and lyrics in all of music. Here's a fun little story from the summer of 1990. Theresa and... Continue Reading →

The First Church of Hypocrisy

My wife and I attend a large Evangelical Christian bible church in the Chicago suburbs led by a prominent pastor. We love Jesus. We faithfully read our bibles, pray daily, serve in a variety of ways, and do our best... Continue Reading →

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