Diversity

I am calling him a friend even though we haven’t talked in years. We attended the same schools and played sports together for most of our childhood and teenage years. After high school we went to different colleges and now he lives in Atlanta. He shared this and it’s worth repeating. At the time of [...]

OK Boomer

One of the stories my mother recites often goes like this. Boys, when I’m old and gray which one of you will take care of me? My brother quickly responds with something like, you can come live with me! Then my mother points her gaze in my direction with a smile. To which my response [...]

Rules For Thee

I would rather avoid controversy, but offending people is so easy it seems inevitable. Plus, it appears the only way to avoid causing offense is to have belief without definition. That’s not an honest way to live, it’s not honorable. Blog posts like this are why I hesitate to share my website with friends. Some [...]

Pedagogy + Education

This particular list was shared by one of my college professors. The grievance is that there are holes in education. These holes are proof of propaganda. This selective absence of information is prejudice that enhances one group while maligning all others. Education standards have been manipulated by nefarious people and practices that must be corrected [...]

Echo Chamber

I have worked in environments surrounded by liberals (at one place, Trump’s face was given a Hitler mustache and posted on a dartboard) and I have worked in environments surrounded by conservatives (at one place, we listened to Rush Limbaugh in the afternoons). The point of interest to me is that both parties feel marginalized, [...]