Sometimes we feel bad about the path we are on, and we want to create a new path for ourselves. But we feel discouraged and don’t know how. We might not like the path we are on for a variety of different reasons. For example, perhaps we feel like we are not a very good… Continue reading When We Want to Create a Different Path for Ourselves
Morality vs. moralism: Morality and moralism are two different things, but we often confuse the two. And I understand this tendency because at one time I didn’t understand the difference between morality and moralism either. And sometimes even now, I think I understand the difference, and then I realize I don’t understand it as well… Continue reading Morality vs. Moralism
The ethics of compassion is one type of ethical code, and it’s important to act according to an ethical code. In the absence of a such a code, we tend to act according to instinct, passion, impulse, tradition, egocentric interest, or peer pressure. Most of these influences are not evil in themselves. However, if they… Continue reading The Ethics of Compassion
I've been thinking a lot about compassion lately. We have collectively been going through a lot lately. Life has felt overwhelming. And when life feels this way, we feel dragged down, sad, anxious, and overwhelmed. We suffer. In times like this, as in all times of suffering, it is important to show ourselves compassion. However,… Continue reading The Importance of Compassion
I periodically like to update folks on new projects at Love is Stronger. This July, I will complete six years of blogging. I have enjoyed those six years so much (most of the time) and have learned a great deal. I primarily began my blog because I eventually want to publish books relate dot my… Continue reading New Projects at Love is Stronger
I am very excited because my art is now available for purchase. If you have perused my blog, you probably know that art is a big part of it. Art has always played an important role in my life. Both viewing and creating it gives me a sense of pleasure, purpose, and hope. Because of… Continue reading My Art is Now Available for Purchase!
I would like to tell you a weird story about the Satanic Panic that occurred in the 80s. Believe it or not, it relates to some contemporary events. First, a sensitive content warning: This post briefly discusses rumors of satanism and pedophilia. So please be aware of that as you read. The 80s Satanic Panic… Continue reading What the 80s Satanic Panic Can Teach Today
This post shares some resources for understanding Critical Race Theory. The other day I wrote a post about Critical Race Theory. And I wanted to follow it up today with a list of some resources that have helped me better understand ideas related to this field of study. Here is my post about Critical Race… Continue reading Resources for Understanding Critical Race Theory
I have been wanting to write about Critical Race Theory because there seems to be a lot of controversy around the issue lately. You can read more about this here: What is Critical Race Theory and Why Is It Under Attack? But before I get into the specifics of Critical Race Theory, I want to… Continue reading Should We Be Scared of Critical Race Theory?
This is the second post in a series about why we doubt we are capable. I wrote the first post in this series a few weeks ago, which you can read here: Why We Doubt We are Capable, Part 1 In that post, I discussed how the problem of exceptionalism can cause us to doubt… Continue reading Why We Doubt We are Capable, Part 2