Just do it — Why an idea by itself is worthless without action 12.15.2017

  Have you ever heard someone talk about how “they” should invent some revolutionary product, or how “they” should make a particular movie, or “they” should change a certain thing in the government, or “they” should change a certain thing on campus? It’s great to come up with an idea, but immediately deferring the idea […]

A culture of consumption — Consume less to live more 10.16.2017

We live in a society obsessed with consumption — there is never enough to fill the void. Our appetite for more has led us to overvalue unimportant stuff, and spend enormous amounts of time and money on trivial things. Buy more, watch more, listen more, use more, eat more — more. These messages are constantly […]

Honesty is the best policy — White lies perpetuate dishonesty 09.29.2017

  White lies are completely acceptable, tolerated and expected in society. But, maybe, they aren’t as harmless as they seem. Even the act of telling a white lie can be a self-deceptive act. David Livingstone Smith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at the University of New England and author of a book titled, “Why We Lie,” […]