Keeping Me Up at Night

What gives value to our lives? What makes one life more valuable than another’s? At what point does someone’s greatness allow us to overlook their misdeeds? Is there not something fundamentally wrong with idolizing a slaver just because he taught us “how to say goodbye?” Is it not creepy to be enraptured by a dancer and …

How We See the World

It can be easy to put everyone outside of ourselves into boxes to judge and deal with accordingly. For me, before racial and religious divides, before political lines are drawn, before social status sets us apart, the biggest two boxes that I place people in to understand them before all others, are those who complain …