When we look to the future, we must do so with our hearts and souls firmly planted in the commitment and the years of experience that make the present at the same time both beautiful and fragil
If the 2016 presidential election landscape really is the dystopian novel it reads like, then when was the apocalypse?
In many respects, I believe this is an apocalypse. When we become more interested in being right than in helping one another work toward life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, then our precious “rightness” is destined to lead this country that much farther away from our roots as a free people, and into the dangerous orbit of a dystopian future.
The more I think about it, the more I believe there is a strong relationship between the value we place on public education and the value we get from public officials.
So this morning I’m going to take a break from my usual content and talk a little about national politics and cynicism. It’s a short distance from throwing around well-timed jokes to sabotaging the entire process, and I think that… Read More ›