Those who have followed me online probably already know how I’ve been feeling. I needed to write this for myself.
These are my votes for the 2016 election, and all the local props and measures for Alameda county. Short explanations included.
Income inequality and poverty have finally become a popular topic. We should look at fewer graphs, and instead look at real life.
I’ve spent over a year arguing about the 2016 election. I’m exhausted and can’t wait for it to be over. My compiled thoughts:
Today is my 33rd birthday, and birthdays always seem to be good times for reflection on where I am and how I got there.
How can we include mental illness in our monitoring of public health without creating thought police? I believe we need to address the issue carefully.
Is life precious? Is death really so bad? How do we define the two, and how is technology changing these definitions? Hmmm… Philosophical.
When I have a down-to-earth discussion about homophobia with someone I respect, it’s often hard for them to identify why they dislike homosexuals.
In third grade, I brought a knife to school with the intention to stab my bullies. No one was harmed, but the mental illness of anxiety is still present.
Though I feel there ARE substantial cultural pressures that are unfair to women, I believe that a lack of empathy is the root cause misogyny.