Why I Didn't Read the Manifesto: Some Thoughts on How to Learn and Talk About Evil

The reason I am writing this blog post is because I imagine a lot of people of the last few years have been confronted with a similar dilemma: Don’t I have to engage with the other side to have healthy political opinions? Don’t I have to go down the hard jagged road that is of the challenging my ideas about the world? Isn’t that what being openminded is?

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Less Important Things That Happened on My Birthday: A Few Tragedies, Jokes, and Jokes about Tragedies

It’s your birthday and we are all compelled to make you the awkward center of our unwanted attention. Try to enjoy it. – A birthday card A few crotchety old men have told me that my generation only cares about what has happened in their lifetime and ignore the rest of history. The arthritis ridden finger waggers have a point. I imagine everyone in my … Continue reading Less Important Things That Happened on My Birthday: A Few Tragedies, Jokes, and Jokes about Tragedies