Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Politics and Love, Uncategorized

Should We Be Scared of 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?

Politics and Love, Uncategorized

What I Learned Teaching African Philosophy This Semester

This semester, I have been teaching an independent study on African philosophy with two young women. And I have experienced some painful and joyful emotional growth in the process. This was our anthology, which I highly recommend. They have taught me so much. We finished our independent study the other day by watching the movie… Continue reading What I Learned Teaching African Philosophy This Semester

Logic with Love, Morality, Ethics, and Love, Philosophy and Love, Politics and Love, Uncategorized

Should We Tolerate Everything?

One of the hallmarks of the U.S.[1], ideally, is that we tolerate diversity of ideas.[2] Because of this, we have a long-standing tradition of tolerating a variety of religions, ideas, beliefs, and lifestyles in our public life. We understand that not everyone agrees with what everyone else believes or thinks. And we believe, nonetheless, that… Continue reading Should We Tolerate Everything?

Resilience, Self-compassion, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness, Uncategorized

Let Yourself be a Beginner

It is important to let yourself be a beginner. It's important that I let myself be one, too. But it is really hard. If you are anything like me, you have a bit of a perfectionist streak, and you want to get everything right and do everything well from the very beginning. Because of this,… Continue reading Let Yourself be a Beginner