On Kentucky’s sportsmanship: You wouldn’t have shook hands with Wisconsin either

April 5, 2015 / 0 comments

I am big on sportsmanship. You may not believe that after reading this post, but it’s true.

On human empathy: How deeply do you care about complete strangers?

August 11, 2014 / 0 comments

I’ve been wanting to write something about the New York Times article, “The Dutch Mourn Flight 17’s Victims in Their Own Sober Way,” ever since I read it three weeks ago. The piece discussed how and why we mourn or empathize with certain events; how humans emotions are limited by the “distance” or “connection”

Pikachu mad and not know how to reconcile

How bad feelings can turn you into a jaded asshole without you knowing it

April 12, 2014 / 0 comments

I don’t think I am a particularly happy or sad person, but an approach I’m always trying to tweak is balancing good feelings and bad ones, and treating them equally.