Guest Commentary “Columbus discovered America like a meteorite discovered the dinosaurs.” –Matthew Inman There is no shortage of opinions regarding Columbus Day. It has been the cause of lengthy and heated debate for decades. Opponents of Columbus Day believe that the celebration of Columbus’ discovery memorializes a reprehensible history of entitlement, conquest and genocide. Proponents […]
Guest Commentary The courage to feel pain is something that most of us are never taught. Instead, we learn to distract ourselves from it, to insulate, and hide. The irony is that when we avoid our pain it hunts us down, becoming increasingly stealth in its machinations. It hides behind one mask after another, surfacing […]
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Guest Commentary Published June 18, 2016 In recent weeks, there have been several tragic events in the news. First, a four year old child accidentally fell into a gorilla pit at a zoo in Ohio. The gorilla habitat was an open air exhibit, meaning it had no fencing or protective barriers, other than some hedging […]