Future Hopeless

Is The Future Hopeless?

The world feels darker these days, doesn’t it? Every day brings a new headline that is seemingly worse than the day before: Politics, disease, war, pollution, terrorism, hacking, natural disasters, school shootings, social upheaval, and a general feeling of fear, rebellion, or outright hatred. The world, it seems, is drifting into darkness. And it makes the best of us wonder, is the future hopeless? I’m writing to…

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Government Should NOT Be Involved In Marriage

What’s better than marriage equality? Marriage freedom. Let’s be honest with one another: when it comes to same-sex marriage, the government’s involvement is heart breaking—for both sides. It’s hurtful, because no matter what happens (or has happened), you’re dealing with force. Either consenting adults are restricted from entering into life-long commitments, or religious organizations (and individuals) may perhaps be forced…

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The Light of Liberty

The Declaration of Independence states that “all men are created equal.” This unequivocally means that one group, or class, or race of people is not privileged—we all have the same level of liberty. Following up the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States advocated as much personal and economic liberty as possible while enumerating eighteen—just eighteen!—limited powers of…

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I Would Be A Democrat…

You know, I’m almost a Democrat. Almost. Like many Democrats, I was against the Iraq war, I loath neo-Conservatism, and when it comes to social issues, I tend to be more liberal. Furthermore, the Democrats have produced fantastic presidents like Andrew Jackson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman. On top of that, the Democrats are amazing, charismatic speakers that really…

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