Category: Philosophy

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The Enneagram Broke Me

If they design a test that determines where bad metaphors come from, I’ll definitely need to take that one. But otherwise, no more tests. Because the enneagram broke me.

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A Tragedy, Not a Statistic

Every person who dies from COVID-19, or any other cause, is a life to be celebrated, remembered, and mourned.

Video Lottery 13

Good Intentions, Lessons Learned

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. After serving my community for over a decade in politics I learned exactly what that meant

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The American Lawn is a Shared Nuisance

The American housing market has a number of features that makes many participating homeowners unhappy, and there is no clear way out.

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Multiculturalism: Can We Talk?

Multiculturalism can be a good thing. Multiculturalism can be a bad thing. These statements are not mutually exclusive, though most people assume they are. At least in the United States, attitudes toward multiculturalism exist...

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Briefly, on the STEM vs Humanities debate

It’s one thing to be critical of some of the excesses. It’s quite another to suggest that there’s something inherently wrong with people who work within STEM disciplines.

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Too Much Faith Following the Wrong Leader

Walk softly and carry a big spiritual stick, but the stick is called discernment and is used just as much to ward off people who claim to be of faith as those who are openly against faith.

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Adopt, Don’t Shop

I want to drive home the point that if you’re looking for a pet, you should always think to adopt first.