The Weight is Heavier This Year

Aging is interesting, and the time that passed me by this year has also been interesting. Granted, we as a collective have gone through so much pain, sorrow, and perhaps joy at new developments. But I think it is safe to say that it has been a pretty shit year for us all. I certainly … Read more

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“You Are My Enemy.”

Is anger righteous? Is it ok to shout with rage at an injustice? Is it morally correct to cancel or shame someone to changing their mind when it comes from anger? When there is an enemy in our midst, sure, it might seem natural to get angry and to show that to our perpetrator. And … Read more

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What is a man?

“What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets? But enough talk, have at you!” -Dracula, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Ah yes, the famous intro sequence to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, a videogame I have fond memories of. The question Dracula poses to the unsuspecting Richter Belmont during their confrontation, it is … Read more

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Judging Judging Amy

What is family? Well we all know it as a mother, a father, and their children. Then there is the extended family, like Aunts and Uncles, Grandparents, and some cousins too. But the close family, parents and children, that is what we know as the family. Family is defined (at least on the Statista website) … Read more

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1984, QAnon, and the “Goldstein” Effect.

1984 is a book that was published in 1949 by George Orwell. It was written during a time of great strife, and is inspired by the totalitarian regimes that were Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. 1984 is considered a masterpiece and a classic of English literature. The book has been read by millions of … Read more

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Differing Perspectives

Is there an attack on empirical evidence? Is there something more to the belief that people are out to get you? Is the government sacrificing people to their God Baal during the month of April, only to disguise the sacrifices as tragedies? Did Carole Baskin kill her husband? Conspiracy theories have been around since the … Read more

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A Working Family

These are pressing times indeed. Whether you are hoarding the many rolls of toilet paper from fear of shitting yourself, or living in absolute denial of this thing, “begrudgingly” staying home or closing shop with work. We are all affected by this pandemic, and for most us, we will be unable to make an income … Read more

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Common Sense isn’t so Common.

Is there a stigma of working through illness in our society? What about how companies reward you for never taking a sick day? With COVID-19 on the rise, it is funny how common sense needs to be reminded of to the public, like staying home when you are sick, to washing our hands and remembering to be hygienic. However, why is a global pandemic the reminder
to employers and others in leadership roles on being mindful to their employees health?

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Validation and Sense of Self

Boxing is a sport that has been celebrated for many years, and the boxers have been immortalized for their heart and determination against greater odds. From fictional characters like Rocky Balboa, to real life examples like the “G.O.A.T.” (Greatest of all time) Muhammed Ali. Boxing and other combat sports are also celebrated for the violent, … Read more

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