Detox

A few things have happened over the past few days that have renewed my commitment to removing sources of toxicity and drama from my life. I don’t think there’s anything I’m about to say in this post that is new – neither in experiences or observations. All of this is old hat. I just think I may have finally reached Read More …

The Myth of the Swindling, Freeloading Poor

In a Facebook thread discussing charity and giving to the homeless, someone challenged me to explain how I can know that a panhandler isn’t pulling a scam by pretending to be poor or homeless in order to get easy money. Cogito, Ergo Sum If we get obnoxiously philosophical about it, who can truly know anything? There is no way for Read More …