I watched a lot of female mice being raped during my senior year of college. Yes, you read that right. I was part of an insanely hilarious group of psychology students whom embarked on a research project to compare human sexual behavior to sexual behavior in mice. Our hypothesis was that the male mice would … Continue reading Sex: Let’s Talk About It, America, and Use Common Sense
Confession: I am a hypocrite. This year specifically I have violated my first and foremost belief, one that I have been preaching my entire life: To love my neighbor as myself. I've spent a lifetime pushing back against Christianity. I've fought to expose the blatant hypocrisy and incongruence to Jesus' core values. My life has … Continue reading Love is My Religion: This Year I Have Been a Hypocrite.
"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive" -C.S. Lewis I grew up in a fanatical world of Christianity that set me on course to be part of a movement, a culture war, to take the country back for Christ. This meant voting Republican, being … Continue reading Onward Christian Soldiers: The Culture War I Grew Up in Fighting for “Jesus”
Like many of you, my heart is boiling with fire raging blood in response to the tragic events in Las Vegas. The very last thing any of us needed right now was to mourn another senseless, possibly preventable, mass shooting, the worst America has seen. We are still mourning the refugee ban 10 months ago, … Continue reading Leaving Las Vegas: Returning with Hope and Promise of a Better World