A Dad Shares 12 Important Life Lessons With His Sons, the Keys to the Kingdom


A father of two and teacher for 14 years feels compelled to share the 12 life lessons with his sons on how to become a “Good Man”.

Reclaiming Wonder From Above our Small Blue Home

Earth in Hand

We live on a fragile, small planet in a wondrous huge universe. We have to give it the care and respect it needs to sustain us.

Peaceful Citizen Activists Blocking Hate is a Beautiful Thing!

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The power of one, a few and many to do the right thing and fight for equality, fairness and a just society is an awesome force for change and for good

The Most Dangerous Word


A run in with a former student who believes schools fail youth.

“If we drive a father into the ground, he CAN’T keep his commitments?”

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Deadbeat Dad Doesn’t Strike Back

It’s OK to Be a Child Rapist if You’re Rich?


Rape is a zero tolerance crime of violence, especially heinous when children are the victims. So why should the rich get away without jail time?

For Future Generations, It’s Heads We Win, Tails They Lose


A central element of fairness is sharing. Taking what is yours and not more because to do so would mean someone would have less. So is it fair for us to adversely effect the biosphere, when the impact will fall disproportionally on future generations?

“Freedom of speech does not mean you have the right not to be offended by what I say”

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This comment by Pete on the post Do We Have to Be Offended By Everything Something interesting in the article that no one has commented on is the assertion that someone being offended is our problem. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say if something I’ve said offends you then yes, […]

A Jury of One’s Peers and Other Lies

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Intelligent men and women must not avoid jury duty. Please consider what happens when you do, writes Andrew Scott.

The HOWs and WHYs of Tax Havens


It’s Legal, But Is It Right?

On (LGBT) Rights and Wrongs


Does same-sex marriage represent the final frontier in the movement for LGBT rights? Should it?

Giving a Rapist a Public Platform


Pointing our anger at the facilitators of a discussion on consent interferes with our ability to see a greater point.

Know Your Place


Seeing yourself in the bigger picture of oppression.

The Fairness Gap


Just as capitalism is part of our democracy, Andrew Cotto writes, so is fairness.

The English Premier League Is for Americans: A Discussion

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Ryan O’Hanlon and Kevin Lincoln know that soccer is on the rise in America, but they’re still trying to figure out why we’re obsessed with the English Premier League.

How to Make Sports Fair: Get Rid of the Rules


When it comes to what’s fair in sports, there are the rules, and then there are the Rules.