We Need More Electoral Colleges

My dad breathed a sigh of relief and said, “It’s so nice to have your vote count.” My parents had recently moved to Nevada from Illinois and had voted for the first time. If you’re a conservative in a state like New York, California, or Illinois, this mentality of “my vote doesn’t count” is prevalent […]

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Never Go Back To Normal

Everyone is looking forward to going back to normal after the global COVID19 crisis starts to fade. Schools will reopen, work will resume, and people will gather together again. But COVID19 led to a much larger crisis than it needed to. If we as a nation change our culture, we can lessen the blow of future crises. This is the case for why you should never go back to normal.

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A World of No “Adults”: The Case for Getting Rid of Age Limits on Everything

Most who read this blog with any regularity know that I am pro-meritocracy.  This means that I believe we should select college students, employees, products, services, and leaders all based on their merits.  I do not believe in any system that selects people based on characteristics they can’t control like race, gender, socioeconomic background (with […]

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“The Art of the Deal”: How my Airport Fiasco Illustrates the Importance of the Free Market

Residency interview season can be tough for a budget-conscious medical student, but it also illustrates why the free market makes everything it touches better for everyone involved. The Fiasco Anyone well-acquainted with air travel knows the struggle.  Flights take off and arrive at odd hours of the morning, even when they’re on time.  A 3 […]

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Charlie Gard and Universal Care

Charlie Gard’s healthcare is not a debate for the public square.  Medical situations should stay between patients and doctors. By now almost everyone has heard the tragic story of Charlie Gard, a baby with mitochondrial depletion syndrome who lives in the UK. Because Charlie was born in the UK, which has universal healthcare, the state […]

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Democracy, or in Other Words, Mob Rule

Pitchforks and torches are making a comeback lately.  Whenever the least bit of controversy occurs in our society, particularly involving conservatives or Christians, the #outrage culture picks up their phones instead of their pitchforks and tweets some hatred.  Demonstrations might occur in flash-mob form, with droves of protestors appearing (and sometimes being paid to appear) […]

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What is “Fair”?

In this modern social and political climate we hear a lot of talk about what’s “fair.”  Those engaging in this argument usually fit into one of two camps: 1) This camp believes that every human being who is alive and breathing deserves a certain standard of “decency,” arbitrarily set by some third party (usually the […]

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