Baseball – Life’s Metaphor

It’s the bottom of the ninth and I’m playing first base. It’s a tie score, there’s two outs, and all we need to do is get this last out to stay in the game. The batter walks up to the plate. Oh great,…

Facebook: The Anti-Social Network?

My sister is in a relationship. And it’s complicated. How do I know this? How else would I know? I saw it on Facebook. We have this kind of unspoken agreement. If I change my relationship status on Fa…

Prison Reform – The Release of the Elderly

When considering social stigmas, Malcolm X says “if you’re not careful, the newspaper will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” Ofte…

The Butchering of the American Diet

The consumption of meat in this country is unlike any other country in the world. In addition to our large consumption of meat, we are consuming enormous amounts of over processed food (meat, starch, …