Website Comments

I intend The Pathkeeper to be open for discourse by anyone, regardless of personal philosophical or political bent. I welcome your comments on the articles I publish here.

Please Note:

The Pathkeeper is not bound by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. What does this mean?

  • Guests and website users do not have the absolute right to publish any comment they wish without regard to the Rules.
  • I am the owner of The Pathkeeper and I am responsible for its content.
  • My judgement or opinion regarding what I will or will not publish is absolute.
  • You can personally and privately engage me with your objections and suggestions by contacting me off-line.


I served in the U.S. Navy as an initiated Chief Petty Officer. Chiefs established and operated under two rules of leadership:

  1. The Chief is always right.
  2. In the unlikely circumstance that the Chief is wrong, Rule #1 is immediately applicable.
  3. Have a Fine Navy Day.


  • Respect each other.
  • Comments must be related to a specific article.
  • Arguments are not tolerated.
  • Stay On Topic.
    • .I will remove those comments that are off–topic.

Lookout For:

  • Words: Choose them wisely.
  • Jokes: Be mindful of your audience.
  • Plagiarism—If you did not write it, do not post it.
  • Self–Promotion: Do not use The Pathkeeper to promote yourself, your website, or your organization.

Flaming Is Not Tolerated—This Means:

  • Personal Attacks.
  • Insults with hostile intent, stalking, harassment, slander, and using offensive speech.
  • Comments with the sole purpose of antagonizing or provoking others.
  • Sexist, racist, misogynist, homophobic, and broad, offensive generalizations about groups of people.