Lessons From a Decade of Gaming

I just realized that I have played Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) games for just over ten years now. As I look back on this time, I realize some of the valuable lessons I have learned along the way. The first is that I am an independent person. Although the second M in MMO stands for…

Homosexuality is waging war against religion

Several months ago, I wrote about the freedom of association that gays use as the fundamental freedom that should allow them to marry also applying to the right of private organizations and individuals to discriminate against those they choose. Recent events necessitate further thought into these matters, particularly as it pertains to the relationship between…

A moment of joy: embrace the sky

When anybody asks me what my favorite movie is, I never even have to hesitate before telling him or her, “The Shawshank Redemption.” What could be better than a story about a man who is wrongfully accused, sent to prison for two lifetimes, abused by his fellow inmates, and exploited for his banking knowledge, who…