Here’s a thought experiment. After a night of insobriety, Person A is drunk driving home from the bar, and makes it home safely. Person B has a similar experience and is also driving home drunk, but hits someone on the way home. They both arrive home. …

You’re probably familiar with the word “hypocrisy” or “hypocritical”. It is a concept seen as negative (you don’t really hear “hypocrite” being used as a compliment) and might come up in television dramas, celebrity drama, or politics. An easy way to describe it is when someone’s actions don’t match their…

In the past (maybe as a kid), you may have wondered about certain aspects of the world. Why is the sky blue? Why do people pay taxes? Why can’t I have ice cream for every meal?

There’s one example in a book where a boy asks his teacher why the…

Words have power. The pen is mightier than the sword. These are sayings meant to express the power that words have in our society. And they’re absolutely correct. It’s incredible that I can mash buttons on my keyboard to generate these sentences I am typing, and that somehow, ideas are…

If you follow any sort of politics, you’re sure to hear the word “rights” a lot. An introductory law or history class might introduce the development of human rights (perhaps starting from the Magna Carta) that led to various present-day constitutions and laws around the world. Online arguments regarding regulations…

If you’ve ever learned about WW1, you might have heard that the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was the event that set off the beginning of the global conflict that lasted until 1918. Since the assassination occurred (along with historical militarism and inter-national angst), the war must occur. Once the Archduke…

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