The Stockdale Paradox and Pornography Addiction

What is the Stockdale Paradox? The Stockdale Paradox is best described in Jim Collins’s book Good to Great. In it, he writes (83-87): Admiral Jim Stockdale who was the highest ranking US military officer in the “Hanoi Hilton” prison-of-war camp during the height of the Vietnam War. Tortured over twenty times during his eight-year imprisonment… Continue reading The Stockdale Paradox and Pornography Addiction

Phoenix Pornography Addiction Recovery

Clement writes, Let us consider that wonderful sign [of the resurrection] which takes place in Eastern lands, that is, in Arabia and the countries round about. There is a certain bird which is called a phœnix. This is the only one of its kind, and lives five hundred years. And when the time of its… Continue reading Phoenix Pornography Addiction Recovery

A Pornography Addict’s Anchor in the Midst of Enticement: A Story

In the Odyssey, he Greek hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths), Circe warns Odysseus regarding his trip. She says: First you will come to the Sirens who enchant all who come near them. If any one unwarily draws in too close and hears the singing of the Sirens, his wife… Continue reading A Pornography Addict’s Anchor in the Midst of Enticement: A Story