Tag Archives: politics
1/99: Implement Holistic Education
We had so many problems back in 2012 I decided to compile a list of them, then briefly explain and propose solutions to each issue. I found inspiration in the Occupy Wall St. Movement and Martin Luther’s “95 Theses,” specifically … Continue reading
Posted in Political Tagged 99 percent, 99 problems, 99 theses, alternative education methods, american education system, education, fixing education, holistic education, how to fix education, learning styles, modern teaching, occupy wall street movement, occupy-wall-street, politics, pro-student, pro-teacher, teaching Leave a comment
Are Humans Innately Good?
There’s a lot of discussion, debate, and memes surrounding the nature of man and I decided to write out my thoughts on a specific question I find myself pondering sometimes and again: are humans innately good, or evil? But this … Continue reading
Posted in Anthropological, Philosophical Tagged biology, evil, good, human nature, manipulation, moral flaw, neuroscience, philosophy, politics, psychology 1 Comment
The World Can Be Better Than This: Part I
A few years ago one of our family dogs got sick. Her name was Sugar, she was a Bijon Frize, she could steal and drink your coffee without spilling it, and she was one of my best friends. We took … Continue reading
Posted in Anthropological, Political Tagged American poverty, better world, climate change, debt, economy, politics, poverty wage, sixth mass extinction Leave a comment
Betsy DeVos Against The World?
Recently, one of the most questionable nominees in the Trump Cabinet gained the limited support necessary to be confirmed as Secretary of Education. The Senate vote resulted in 50-50 split, but Mike Pence fulfilling his duty as Vice President broke … Continue reading
Fake News, Fake Problems: The Right’s Alt-Reality
Republican, or more broadly conservative, issues are no longer real issues. The “issues” and talking points that seem most important to the Right include opposing progress and reality itself. Their reasons for believing some of the things they believe can … Continue reading
Posted in Political Tagged bubble, church and state, climate change, conservatives, fake news, fake problems, fossil fuels, global warming, GOP, healthcare, homosexuality, immigrant crime, immigration, marriage equality, minimim wage, political right, politicians, politics, President Obama, President Trump, Racism, reality, religious conservatives, Republicans, same sex marriages, science, secular, secularism, supreme court, treason, voter fraud, voter ID laws, wealth inequality, xenophobia Leave a comment
Standing Rock: A Modest Suggestion Of Strategy
A war is being waged right now against indigenous people by state-backed corporations to make profit from a dangerous and increasingly obsolete resource. The protestors and even journalists covering the conflict at Standing Rock are having false charges brought against … Continue reading
Black Lives Matter Damnit!
Where the fuck do you even begin with this? I feel dirty for writing this because it feels like it’s politicizing tragedy. It shouldn’t be a conservative vs. liberal, but it kind of is. Fox and conservative media outlets spin … Continue reading
Why Both Sides of The Flag Stomping Debate are Bullshit
Flag stomping seems to be all the rage lately and people are either completely against it finding the the practice disgusting and disrespectful, or think they are in the right simply protesting using their freedom of expression. But both sides … Continue reading
Posted in Political Tagged 1st, amendment, american flag, bullshit, disrespectful, first amendment, flag, flag stomping, flag walking, free speech, politics, protest, symbolic, veterans Leave a comment