Looking Ahead – My Plans For 2017

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” — Lao Tzu We’re a couple of days into the new year, and with it comes goals, hopes, and promises for the future. Here’s what I’m aiming for: Finish up the online courses in AP Psychology at University of British Columbia I’m taking. Take the […]

Best Books Of 2016 – Recommended Reading To Make 2017 Better

“It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.” — Victor Hugo With only a few days left of 2016 I’m going to give you the best reads I’ve had this year. I will focus mainly on non-fiction books released in 2016. There are a couple of older ones that can help explain […]

No *Insert Label* On Our Streets! – Racism, Alt-Right & Synthwave

“Self-righteous people can talk themselves into forgetting they are part of a civilization.” — David Brin I’m going to tell you what seems like 3 disjointed stories at first, but it’ll make sense in the end. The first one happened a month ago when a friend of mine wrote about a rally in Stockholm by NMR (a Swedish […]

“Am I A Bad Person?” – Well, It’s… It’s Complicated

“You don’t just have good people or bad people. You have complicated people. You have real people.” — Salman Rushdie Sarah’s quitting her job as a physician in less than a month, and she’s been invited to a Christmas party. She tells me about her time there, and how delighted she is to finally be leaving after all […]