Assessing the Fever of American Politics

Not long ago, I wrote a piece on why I stopped watching the news. I outlined my general reasoning, everything from cognitive bias to rampant sensationalism. However, it recently occurred to me that my assertion was somewhat skewed. Did I disconnect from the world like...

The Mañana Rant

My wife and I have lived in New Mexico for the last four years. We moved there from North Carolina and knew that we would need to adjust to some cultural differences. We have dealt with several large moves in the past, so this was nothing new to us. We quickly...

Life is a Quest for Isolation

I recently had a conversation with a tedious individual. We have all met this person before. It’s someone who justifies every action by referring to life as a game. “It’s all just a game, bro.” This attitude has always struck me as somewhat...

Gen X in the Modern World

I am a member of Generation X, that often forgotten group between the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. It’s a strange place to be in regards to the Information Age. We are old enough to remember what life was like before the Internet, yet young enough to be...

Truth vs. Fact, A Battle Royale

Anyone who knows me personally knows that I am deathly allergic to politics. I hate thinking about them, I hate talking about them, and I go out of my way to neutralize any conversation that veers towards them. Why? Because I refuse to waste my time hurling logic...