Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Habit of Change

While I was getting my first degree, I was taking some developmental psychology courses because I was majoring in Education.  One of the many interesting things I learned in those courses is that we human beings tend to get less … Continue reading

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The Limits of Satire: A Thoughtful Proposal

I really enjoy satire as an art form.  Not just the ones I’ve written myself.  And not just Jonathan Swift’s famous piece that some folks mistook for a serious proposal.  I used to watch The Colbert Report quite regularly and … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: What parts of a President’s policy preferences matter?

When it comes to a presidential candidate’s policy preferences, I don’t care about them all equally.  For example, what a presidential candidate thinks about tort reform, or healthcare reform, or even immigration reform isn’t going to influence my vote in … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Identification

For a while now, I’ve needed to confess that I have felt strongly and persistently that I was born in the wrong body.  But not as if I were born with the wrong genitalia.   And not as if I … Continue reading

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