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

I am big on sportsmanship. You may not believe that after reading this post, but it’s true. Continue reading “On Kentucky’s sportsmanship: You wouldn’t have shook hands with Wisconsin either”

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

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” Continue reading “On human empathy: How deeply do you care about complete strangers?”

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

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. Continue reading “How bad feelings can turn you into a jaded asshole without you knowing it”

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