Death is almost inherently scary for all humans. We are all alive and cannot possibly imagine what it would feel like not to be alive. Even saying that does not make much sense as there is no feeling after death–excluding spiritual teachings about an afterlife. Not existing in this material world is incomprehensible to us. … More Dying with Dignity
Within the developed world, just one country still practices capital punishment: the United States of America. All others have banned the practice for various reasons, yet a majority of Americans still support the existence of the penalty. However, support has been falling since the mid-1990’s, and eleven states have banned it or suspended it in … More The Death Penalty Should Die
For decades, abortion has been one of the most divisive issues in American politics. It has become a kind of litmus test for who is a true Republican or Democrat. The topic has been so controversial as it involves politics, privacy, religion, and science. Whenever these weighty subjects intersect, there is bound to be conflict. … More Abortion: What is Life?
The campaign for the office of the 45th President of the United States is nearing its end, and both candidates claim that they have the plan for economic growth. Donald Trump argues that the nation has been on the wrong track for decades due to weak and corrupt leaders. He proposes that the country needs … More 2016 Economics: Trump’s Immigration Plan
The United States: Christian nation or land for all religions? There seems to be some debate over which is the correct answer to that question. Some Christians believe that since they are the majority in the country, it is their nation to rule based on biblical teachings and values. This debate has popped into the mainstream … More One Nation under Religious Freedom
Besides the bedroom, a bathroom is considered the most private of places. This is where someone can go to freshen up, change clothing, or relieve bodily needs. Recently some southern U.S. states have taken up legislation in concern for the privacy of restrooms. Some conservatives in those states have voiced fear that privacy in bathrooms … More Culture War: Bathroom Edition
Democracy is far from perfect in the United States. Both sides can agree that there is corruption and money hindering the process of democracy. There are too many special interests lobbying to have their way in the law. Campaigns are being funded by the very few richest people in the country. Congressional districts are drawn … More How to Wage a “Political Revolution”