One of the things we’re taught to believe as American citizens is that we cherish our freedoms and our rights. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Freedom of speech. Freedom of religion.
And if we’re accused of a crime, we get to face our accusers and have a fair shot at defending ourselves. . . . → Read More: Why Are American Police Carrying Out Executions against American Citizens? #BLM
I’m a white, straight, cisgender man. But I didn’t used to be.
In the past, I was just me. A unique individual human being just living his life like everyone else.
Then I started becoming aware of the fact that as a man, I live a completely different life compared to women.
I . . . → Read More: Being a Real Ally for Marginalized People in the Game Industry
In the debate, I often saw an argument along the lines of, “If I gave you 10 grapes and told you two were poisonous, would you eat any?”
It sounds clever. There’s a risk. Most intelligent people would say no, and so the idea is that taking in Syrian refugees when potential terrorists could be . . . → Read More: Syrian Refugees Are NOT Potentially Poisonous Grapes
I had two Muslim roommates when I was in college. They were the nicest guys.
One was in computer science and the other decided to go into religious studies. We played computer games together. They threw the best party I ever went to as part of the fraternity they were pledging for during my . . . → Read More: You Are Allowing Terrorists to Win by Giving in to Fear
When I was a senior in high school, I was editor of the school paper. I wanted to publish more than fluff pieces. I couldn’t count how many times the formulaic headline “[insert school event here] a Success” showed up in that paper.
Some of the articles ended up quite controversial, and I got us . . . → Read More: How to Apologize Correctly