Yesterday while preparing for classes, I was reviewing some historical lessons about tyranny. Once upon a time, people believed in the Divine Right of rulers. This view suggested that God had given rulers power, and so, therefore, they could just do whatever they wanted and people just had to put up with it because Deus… Continue reading About Tyranny
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
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?
I am running for Ukraine. You can read about it here: I am Running/Walking for Ukraine: Day #1. So far I have completed five total days, and I have run and walked a combination of 17.703 kilometers (around 11 miles). I’ve run about half of those and walked the other half. The other day… Continue reading Running for Ukraine: Part #3
I am running for Ukraine, and you can, too. You can read more about it here: Running for Ukraine Over the next few months, I am running 44 kilometers for the 44 million people in Ukraine. (That's 27.3 miles). I am a novice runner, so yesterday I just ran a mile at my local park.… Continue reading Running for Ukraine–Part #2
I want to help Ukraine, but I haven’t known what to do. And I have been feeling anxious about it. So, I was excited last night when I heard a news story about an organization in Lexington, Kentucky. It is called Race Rise and is doing a virtual walk/run event to raise money for Ukraine.… Continue reading I am Running/Walking for Ukraine
After the recent crisis in Afghanistan, some folks have demanded that President Biden resign. Is this a reasonable demand? To answer this question, we need to explore why some people might think such a demand is reasonable. One: Some might believe that is reasonable to demand a President’s resignation if anything bad happens during their… Continue reading Should Biden Resign Because of Afghanistan?
The Taliban recently seized Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, after President Biden announced the withdrawal of U.S forces. This withdrawal signaled the end of a twenty-year war President Bush initiated shortly after the 9/11 attacks. People are gravely concerned about the way this seizure will negatively affect Afghan citizens. They are especially concerned about women… Continue reading Afghanistan: Who is To Blame?