Thanks to everyone who commented on this post. You gave me some insightful answers that weren’t the same old answers I was expecting to get. This may be unnecessary, but I wanted to give a little more detail to the questions posed after my presentation so that you can better understand the reasons behind my post. […]Read More A little more explanation
Many moons ago (or maybe just one moon, I don’t know) I spoke to a real college class about international sex trafficking. These were people who paid real money* to learn stuff, and then they came back from their lunch break one day and found me, ready to speak to them for half an hour. […]Read More I have a question. Please be nice.
Questions: 1. What is it about people with OnStar that makes them good drivers? If you notice in the commercials, they’re never the ones who cause the accidents they’re in. Does having OnStar make you a conscientious, but unlucky, driver? 2. Why is the floppy-haired guy on the State Farm commercial standing in the middle […]Read More Questions
Todd and I recently stayed up until 2:00 am one Sunday morning having our hearts ripped out by David Simon finishing The Wire. It was probably the best ending to a show ever (not because it was an especially happy ending, ‘cause it wasn’t, but because of the continuity and the way it made sense […]Read More We Should Legalize Drugs (first in a series on things The Wire taught me)
“We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer “When a man takes guilt upon himself in responsibility, he imputes his guilt to himself and no one else. He answers for it…Before other men he is […]Read More Bonhoeffer, Childers & Kony
We all know that God loves variety, and not only because Morgan Freeman’s character in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves told us so. We also know this because of all the different types of animals, bugs, plants and, most significantly, geeks God made. There are history geeks, music geeks, book geeks, movie geeks, political geeks, […]Read More Geekdom