Isn’t the whole notion of human nature–‘all people are greedy”–a way for us to avoid taking responsibility for creating the world we want to create? Are we somehow confronted with a problem we can’t solve because its “ontological”–an unchanging part of our being? Really? Continue reading


Inequality in Politics

Even within the democratic election system in the United States there is clear inequality in our internal politics. Those with more money have more ability to influence elections, particularly now that Citizens United has taken effect and millions and millions of dollars are being poured into the major elections. Inequality in politics takes many forms … Continue reading



Water is a tangible representation of quality of life, and is something that is important to think about in relation to access to fundamental resources. Water is something that humans are entirely dependent on and something that is integral to our survival, yet one sixth of the worlds population lives without consistent access to improved … Continue reading