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The social implications of offensive humor

When enjoying the art of comedy, it is inevitable that one encounters a joke or a bit that uses a premise that is shockingly offensive. Yet, in some circumstances, this form of joke proves itself… Read More...

The power of conceding

The political world has felt much more chaotic to me now than it has in any other point in my lifetime. Many political debates in the news or online are arguments that are going over… Read More...

Interpretations of art consumption in the #MeToo Era

The #MeToo movement is, undoubtedly, a crucially important revolution in the gender culture of corporations and industries. #MeToo revealed to the mainstream public the exploitation of power discrepancies that was taking place among celebrities and… Read More...

Outrage in the face of oppression

American culture has found itself in an age of outrage. It can be found, in some form, in every group, and the more broadly defined the group is, the more room there is for outrage.… Read More...

The utility of general education requirements

Attempting to engineer education for the benefit of the student population reveals many challenges for the simple reason that not every student operates the same. I believe that the individualized nature of students requires an… Read More...

Bias in education

Education systems all across the world are constantly trying to improve the rate at which students are able to learn information and trying to improve the choice that students receive in order to help them… Read More...

We are in a worrisome era of deflection

There is no question that politicians are not very transparent. This is likely a product of the idea that politicians know they can get away with some small-scale forms of deception and fallacious comments in… Read More...

A critique on the liberal reaction

Trump’s victory over Clinton was the shot heard around the world. It was a distressing astonishment to some and a triumph for others. Quickly, the reigning ideology was becoming a breed of Republicanism that had… Read More...

High school should be more like college

Education is conducted very differently in different parts of the United States. No two high schools or colleges are identical in the way that they facilitate their students’ learning. However, colleges and high schools have… Read More...

In defense of jury nullification

The United States legal system is far from perfect. This fact is a nightmare for many who suffer from the shortcomings of the legal system put into practice. However, in many cases, it is by… Read More...
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