Humans have two modes. Complacency and panic. I was talking to friends with small children recently and was surprised to hear they had opted to not vaccinate their kids. As is so often the case I’m profoundly ambivalent about these issues in terms of right or wrong. What really interests me is the larger dynamic … Continue reading The Anti-Vaxxer World
www.veterantributes.org I was researching material for a blog post about the town I grew up in (Toms River, New Jersey) and accidentally stumbled on something completely unrelated that I find deeply disturbing on multiple levels. It was a roadside memorial dedicated to a fallen soldier. I looked up his name and realized that he had … Continue reading Is This Really the Best We Can Do?