Economic Justice

Economic Justice: How Poverty Affects Mental Health

This is my story, in which I articulate the emotional toll and vicious cycle that poverty engenders, arguing for the benefits of social-welfare programs ... Read More
Role Models

Our Children’s Missing Role Models

We provide our boys with few worthy role models to emulate, and then wonder why they behave as deviants. This article discusses the imperative for ... Read More
Shadowlands

Searching for Love in the Shadowlands

Are love and pain inseparable? I look to the great C.S. Legislation for answers as I examine this question in the context of his life ... Read More
Shame

Shame and Guilt: Necessities for Character; Catalysts for Change

Shame is a Necessary Evil “Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.” -Ludwig Wittgenstein I watched a movie the other night which profoundly impacted ... Read More
culture

How Culture Shapes Our Characters and Why We Hate

How Does Culture Affect Us? Culture shapes our thoughts, and defines our characters; culture is where we begin, and it’s where we finish. Our lives ... Read More
Contrarianism

Contrarianism and Authenticity

“The most strongly enforced of all known taboos is the taboo against knowing who or what you really are behind the mask of your apparently separate, ... Read More
Toxic Masculinity

Toxic Masculinity In Dating

This article explores the consequences of toxic masculinity in dating, and how our perpetual facacdes preclude us from establishing healthy relationships ... Read More