• Trump is PROOF that Karma Isn’t Real

    No Magical Universal Laws, Just People and Societies Karma is the belief that what you set in motion will come back to you. The idea is that if you are a good person that does good deeds, goodness will come back to you. If you're bad, the universe will get...

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  • Cultural Appropriation: How White People Steal from Everyone Else

    Cultural Appropriation in Portland I drive for Lyft in order to make ends meet. I've met a wide variety of people in the 5000+ rides I've completed yet, over the years, very few stand out. I don't think I'll ever forget Allie from last weekend. Her ignorant abuse of black...

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  • Faith is Dying (Thank God!)

    Away From Religion and Toward Common Sense In 2009, 77% of Americans identified as Christian. Now, about 62% of Americans identify as Christian. Overall, every year there has been a rapid decline in those who are religiously affiliated, not just Christians. Faith is dying in this country and this is...

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  • Intersectionality: Your Place on the Social Ladder

    White, Male, Christian and Rich? Life is Good for You. There are many different social categorizations that make up an individual. Some examples of these categorizations are race, religion, class, gender, disability and sexuality. The theory of intersectionality is that these different social categorizations combine and overlap to determine an...

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  • The Role of White in Minority Issues: Why I Wrote While White Men Sleep

    Difficult Issues and Strong Responses I just started promoting my new novel, "While White Men Sleep" and I've already received strong emotional responses. My first reaction is to validate all of those feelings. In issues that are charged, there really are no wrong reactions.  Your process is your process and...

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