Earlier this year and last year, Facebook started encouraging its users to garner charitable donations through its platform, especially for birthdays. In particular, on my birthday last month Facebook encouraged me to select a charity that friends could donate to… Read More ›
According to people’s behavior, little regard is generally given to notions of “truths.” “Alternative facts” have become all too common and too acceptable, fully named by Kellyanne Conway on January 22, 2017 but in full force well before this phraseology emerged…. Read More ›
A few years ago now, I wrote about how people are simply overwhelmed with the amount of tragic news presented 24/7. While still maintaining this positions, I am increasingly concerned and frustrated by clichéd responses. Where there is a mass… Read More ›
When I posted a blog a few days ago titled, “What a Month!,” I had no clue Hurricane Harvey would pound Houston for days and days, and in the process, it would destroy and upend so many friends and students… Read More ›
I often think about important ways in which the children who become star singers or become star actors or actresses in various television or film productions are exploited–exploited by their families, agents, colleagues, and audiences. Kids in such positions receive… Read More ›
Articulating thoughts, original or otherwise, continues to be difficult as we are all in great danger. These memes help.