Happy Belated Earth Day

I wanted to post something yesterday when it was actually Earth Day but I was very busy and didn’t have the time. But I believe this is an important day and I wanted to take the time to talk about it. If you regularly read this blog then you know that one of my biggest concerns is climate change. This is quite possibly the biggest threat to our planet, and thus, our species. But honestly, since man is largely responsible for climate Read More

Boston Marathon Bombings: A Reflection

What happened in Boston a couple of days ago is sickening. When tragedy like this occurs, our immediate response is to question humanity. We wonder how anyone could do something like this. What drives them to want to terrorize and harm others? It is difficult to comprehend how there can be such malice in the world. It seems so…unnatural. And there is a good reason why it seems so unnatural–because it is. From what I have seen and read so far, many Read More

The Pay Gap in 2013

One would think that by now women would get paid the same amount as men for doing the same job and when they have the same level of education. I mean, it’s 2013 for crying out loud! But it remains a sad truth that there is still a substantial pay gap between men and women. In fact, this pay gap costs a woman–and her family–a whopping $431,360 over her entire working life. That’s a lot of money. If women made as much Read More