The Internet: Societal Progress or Our Own Demise

With information available at our fingertips, the amount of information that we encounter every day, significantly surpasses any generation before us. If we manage to absorb this information, we are still tasked with analyzing it and interpreting it. While this seems pretty effortless and relatively benign, we can’t always predict the effect certain information will have on us. There was a correlation found between the severity of ADHD symptoms, namely inattention, and the amount of time spent on the internet

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A Beautiful Little Fool

I think about the beautiful little fool often, wavering back and forth on whether I, myself, would want to be a beautiful little fool, or if I’d rather be right where I am, aware of myself and the world around me.

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Healthcare in America

In America, the healthcare industry is one of the most profitable and fastest growing industries. Its existence and increasing costs are perpetuated by insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies.

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The Dog Park Dilemma

Why is it that people still think it’s okay to not pick up after their dogs? Am I really performing a social good if the result is that less and less people pick up after their dogs? Is an act a social good because it is inherently good or is an act a social good because of the outcome or repercussions?

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The Smartest Man in the World

I often think about the smartest man in the world. While I envy him, I also greatly pity him. To be the smartest man in the world, he must also, to some extent, be insane. The smartest man in the world lives the most absurd life out of anyone.

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