Category Archives: ethics

What Are You Afraid Of?

Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition … Continue reading

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Sanity?

The 2016 Republican Platform[1], the social solutions would legitimize the indefensible act of bullying of women, blacks, the LGBTQ, and Muslims. Modern Republican behavior reflects bullying too, and their reliance on it. After the Orlando massacre of June 20, 2016, … Continue reading

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Kevlar Education

Life is full of triggers. I can’t always predict when something will happen that will spark sensory memories or casual remarks or images can send me into a spiral of teenage insecurity. Most people deal with those as best they can. Continue reading

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Change

The other morning I saw an episode of “Torchwood”1 that reminded me of a gender myth about flexibility. How important, whether in simple conversation or in complicated social evolutions, is it for us to roll with the punches? Be prepared … Continue reading

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Trust?

Okay, I’ve fallen into the trap of uploading “TMI”[1] to the internet. Fortunately, I seem to have gotten it down before anything disastrous happened. “Seems” is, of course, the operative word. The issue is trust. Without history to fall back … Continue reading

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