Among many things around my house that have been broken, I was asked, “Why don’t you just get a new one. It would only cost $X!” To begin with, I want to be clear, in this case, $X does not mean just any amount. In this case, $X means, to the speaker, a value that… Continue reading Disposable
As a father, I push my daughter to fail. As a teacher, I encourage my students to fail. As a friend, I love seeing my friends fail. As a member of society, I am happy to see when a culture fails. Failure is frightening. Failure is taxing. Failure is difficult. Failure is important. “There is… Continue reading Persistence
As I was not born a rich man I just don’t know the answer to this question. As I was not born in a tyrannical form of government I just don’t know the answer to this question. As I was not born a minority in my own country I just don’t know the answer to… Continue reading Wonder?
Let’s have a conversation about what is truly draining the values from the youth through the process of education.
With the hugely helpful but misleading and often inaccurate information, I utilized the internet to research something I heard about Elvis Presley. Having been a fan and enjoying his music for much of my life I was a bit upset when I heard that he was a racist and a pedophile. I began looking into… Continue reading Racist AND a pedophile?
I have a hypothesis: Ending slavery in the United States of America can be connected to the inevitable end of the world. Now that I have your attention, I will draw a distinct line from slavery the environmental crisis we are now faced with. Disclaimer: I do not blame the end of slavery with the… Continue reading Ending Slavery will end the world
All men are created equally; sounds too good to be true. That is because it is not true. All men (or in the PC world in which we live: women, men identifying as women, women identifying as men, trans gender, or just simply "them") are not created equally. (For the attempt at brevity "them" will… Continue reading Equally