Apology from a Straight White Christian American Male

Apology from a Straight White Christian American Male

I was born into a white middle-class class Christian Evangelical family. I was raised to believe in a culture war, the gay agenda, and the liberal “conquest” of science. I had grown out of most of it during my twenties, but this is not what I am apologizing for. I am apologizing that my evolution never translated into activism.

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Really, There Are Only Two Religions

Really, There Are Only Two Religions

Many atrocities have been committed recently, and throughout history, in “the name of God.” ...I have also struggled to understand how common beliefs lead some to seek peace, but also seem to inspire others to violence. At this point, I have come to understand that I have been looking at religion all wrong.

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Red Shirt Effect - Why We Disregard Human Life

Red Shirt Effect - Why We Disregard Human Life

Our stories are full of deaths and violence which don’t bother us at all. This would, of course, not be an issue except that the same psychological process which keeps us apathetic to the death of another “Red Shirt” is the same process which we use to diminish human life in the real world.

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Bad Dogs, Cats from Hell, and What Pets Teach Us About Society's Lost

Bad Dogs, Cats from Hell, and What Pets Teach Us About Society's Lost

Dog and cat owners call in an expert to change the behavior of their "bad dog" or "bad cat" only to find out it is THEIR behavior which needs changed... How far are we responsible for the "bad behavior" or others, and what if we learned to look at "bad people" the way these shows teach us to look at "bad animals?"

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