Politics and Love

The Ethics of Abortion, Part #1

I teach two ethics classes every semester, and I consider it a privilege because in these classes I help my students develop their own moral and ethical code. My goal is not to make students believe the way I believe. Rather, my goal is to help them understand the basics of good moral and ethical… Continue reading The Ethics of Abortion, Part #1

Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Respecting Ourselves: Treating Ourselves as People and Not Objects

Respecting ourselves is one of the best gifts we can give our mind and heart. This explores how we can do that. First, a Story . . . When I was younger, I knew a girl who seemed to be a really sweet and friendly person. However, I soon discovered that the only time she… Continue reading Respecting Ourselves: Treating Ourselves as People and Not Objects

Politics and Love, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Loving Our Self: The Place We Must Start

This post is about loving our self, and why it is the place we must start. A Brief Story about Me For most of my life I have been motivated by the question, "How can I be better?" While I may have had some good motivation behind this question at times, in general I think… Continue reading Loving Our Self: The Place We Must Start