We’ve reached the post-truth era. 2016 will be the year the phenomenon of soothing truth was finally recognized, truth that massages our own biases and kneads away troublesome knots of inconvenient fact. Gradients of truth, varying in their veracity, overload our supposedly shortening attention spans and we are collectively led to the newspaper’s logical conclusion: memes […]Read more "Post-Normal"
The War on Terror is over. Express for yourself how you feel about the Taliban takeover and where America stands. These are my thoughts.Read more "Thoughtless: Disjointed Reflections on Afghanistan"
Post-truth threatens to create a populace that no longer believes anything. COVID is showing us that they may not even believe in death.Read more "Dismantling Post-Truth"
It is the mission of this life to identify the many ways one falls short from living an honest existence. Rather than consider this a morose undertaking, it’s rather a necessary exercise to reach meaning.Read more "The Uncompromising Nature of Tragedy"
Fairness presumes equal treatment. Fairness presumes an equal playing field. We simply aren’t playing by the same rules if we are not all aware of what we can do as members of the jury.Read more "A Step Towards Fairness and Justice"
The breach of the Capitol of the United States was, first and foremost, a breach of the United States of America’s center of power. What I saw was the successful challenging of America’s authority, unstopped by a security force that did not seem to know where its allegiance lied. The police set up a barricade […]Read more "January 6, 2021"
The official BLM website seems ready to wield the hammer and sickle. Why not also the gun?Read more "WHY BLM SHOULD BE A PRO-GUN MOVEMENT."
Think carefully about when you’ll be able to trust people again–and why you aren’t the one making that decision.Read more "Admit You Mistrust"
Mistrust is but a symptom of a greater disease. Which will kill first, we’ll just have to see.Read more "Reflecting on COVID-19"
Following the protests leading from the death of George Floyd, a collection place for my thoughts.Read more "BLM"
So you don’t like either candidate, I get it. Realize that sitting out of elections helps no one, least of all yourself.Read more "Dear Non-Voter"