Month: May 2016

Gorilla Shootin’

Killing an animal to protect a human child is far less upsetting than killing an animal because somebody is craving a burger. If you care to meet me with reproach over this view, keep in mind that the distinction between which animals are acceptable to kill stems from subjective cultural bias. The distinction is based off…

The Writer

Writing should never be watered down to include more readers. This is not to say one should make their writing unnecessarily cryptic, but that writing should not sacrifice its meaning as to not ostracize readers who disagree. One should write to reveal the truth, and sadly, the truth divides us. The deniers of the truth,…

Beware the Post-Modernist!

I disagree on the most fundamental aspects of philosophy with nearly all those who are religious. I do not see virtue in faith, and while I can love and respect my fellow man who does not appreciate skeptical values, I can also tell him that I think he is wrong. There is no arrogance in…

The Educator

It is the duty of the individual who takes it upon him or herself to be an educator to also be passionate, and to be effective. Such a position of influence is not to be taken lightly. Within the teacher’s grasp is the lecture which inspires a young biology student to pursue a career in…