Polarities in our System

Recently, I have been questioning the manner in which we punish and penalize in our society. A lot of our punitive measures seem driven by our tendency to place people into polarities: as good or bad, kind or mean, angel or devil, moral or corrupt, laborer or artist, hard-working or lazy, as ‘once a cheater... Continue Reading →

We are More than a Few

A challenging opposition to what has been termed liberal doctrine is the fact that regulations such as affirmative action and diversity quotas, along with the atmosphere that liberal culture breeds, can uphold exclusive principles, and those that it excludes- mainly heterosexual white men- raise the concern that the restrictive nature of these regulatory requirements inherently... Continue Reading →

The Autonomous Vehicle

I recently had a conversation about self-driving cars. The discussion, which quickly divulged into the advantages of such a technology, caused me to ponder my initial skepticism regarding such an invention and why I am inclined to oppose the fast introduction of autonomous vehicles on the road. In order to understand a bit about my... Continue Reading →

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