Human history is the story of finding balance, swinging too far one way and swinging back, always in search of the sweet spot.
“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
I voted for Obama in 2008. I lived in San Francisco and when the election results came through, the city erupted in a celebration that I must imagine was only rivaled by the rapturous joy in Chicago. On November 6th, 2012, we as a nation vote again, but no matter the winner, it seems unlikely … Continue reading Vote
This is not usually the kind of entry I write, but as a follow-up to my last post, it feels apropos. Watch this, if you're up for it (it's long but has points of interest): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrYsXnxXhBw What's interesting about this video, other than the content (which Romney would probably dismiss) is that it wasn't … Continue reading “When Mitt Romney Came To Town”
This video has been making the rounds, so chances are you've seen it, no matter where you stand on the issue of gay marriage (whether you're for it or wrong). I don't want to focus on that aspect of this video too much, though, because I've already written extensively on this topic. I will say … Continue reading You Got Your Gay Marriage Debate in My Prayer in School Debate
What is going on in New York and many of the major cities of the country (and some of the smaller ones, too) is, I believe, momentous. I hope so, at least. Labor and Corporations: A (Ludicrously) Brief Synopsis As a student of history (specifically, 20th century history), I am worried by the recent trend … Continue reading The Occupation of Wall Street
It's been an interesting day. I want to thank everyone who read my article in the Washington Post. I especially want to thank those who reposted it or tweeted it or faxed it or whatever it is you crazy kids are doing these days. The Post allows comments on articles, so I've taken the time … Continue reading Haters gonna… I forget