Why Do We Seek Labels?

How is it that a generation raised on “Be Yourself” entertainment is so obsessed with conforming to labels? How can we, on one hand, talk so much about how our race, gender and sexuality doesn’t define our potential and value, and then turn around and say without a trace of irony, “Oh, I’m a Cancer, that’s why I’m so emotional”? Why are we so in need of being sorted?

Joseph Kony and “Entitled Salvation” (Again)

I'm not going to waste a lot of exposition here.  You've heard about Joseph Kony now.  You've seen the video (or, you know, the first ten minutes, then skipped to the end) and posted it to your Facebook wall. And then, a day after you mustered up the courage and integrity to do what everyone … Continue reading Joseph Kony and “Entitled Salvation” (Again)

Entitled Salvation: How Cartoons Saved the World

An amazing thing happened over this past weekend.  Child abuse was ended forever.  I know! It's hard to believe, but it's true. Go ahead, try and abuse a child.  You can't do it.  The Pure and Just force of the Internet is stopping you. When the internet first came into being, this is the sort … Continue reading Entitled Salvation: How Cartoons Saved the World