Dear Son, Having To Fight Hard Every Day Seems Unfair, But It Isn’t Every situation, properly perceived, is an opportunity. Dear Son, the first rule of life is that life is glorious. The second rule of life is that it’s unfair. In it’s simplest essence, the third rule is that we get to pick which rule we focus on. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.