Exposing Your Child to a Healthy Dose of Profanity

I’m not a parent. I’ve helped raise my niece from infancy to four years of age, but I’m not yet a mother. (I know there’s really no comparison, but I feel the need to give myself a tiny bit of credit before I go off on this particular tangent.) Now, I know non-parents have thisContinue reading “Exposing Your Child to a Healthy Dose of Profanity”

Which Guns Are Left?

Today there were shots fired at the Kansas City Zoo. No one was hit or hurt, but without a doubt, it’ll spark more discussion about how accessible guns should be, and whether or not restrictions should be intensified. First, allow me to clarify that I don’t identify with any singular political party. I guess mostContinue reading “Which Guns Are Left?”

The Nature of Civil Disobedience

The Human Rights Campaign Documentary, What Are Human Rights, included a narration describing the origins of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR): “Human rights were born. The idea spread quickly, to Greece, to India, and eventually, to Rome. They noticed that people naturally followed certain laws, even if they weren’t told to. They calledContinue reading “The Nature of Civil Disobedience”

The Smell of Commerce in the Morning

Retail stores, right? Nothing makes me want to go Patrick Bateman on someone more than a retail clothing store. I can barely make it in the door before someone who’s clearly consumed one too many Adderall rushes over to greet me. “Do I have sauce on my face or something? No? Oh, so that wasContinue reading “The Smell of Commerce in the Morning”