Things We “Shouldn’t Talk About” – Immigration, Media & Politics

“It would be irresponsible to avoid the issue just because it’s uncomfortable to talk about.” — Al Franken Last week Trump confused a lot of people, myself included, by insinuating that something awful had happened in Sweden the day before. Was it a terrorist attack? Nope, nothing really remarkable happened. Later he clarified that his statement was referring […]

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 […]

We Need The Big Bad Wolf – A.K.A “The Fault In Our Systems”

“If you don’t have a villain, the good guy can stay home.” — Christoph Waltz In stories the villain is often a more interesting character than the hero. It’s easy to condemn the villain’s actions, but what compels them to do what they do? The past week I’ve watched movies and documentaries about Jack Abramoff and Bernie […]