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It was 5 am and I was feeding my six-month-old daughter. To make use of the time, I was listening to the Jay Shetty podcast episode on insecurity and it made me ask the question of what is success and what is failure?

Many people look for results to define…


Another article came out today by Sarah Seltzer in Time Magazine that looked at the trend of Jewish leading roles going to non-Jewish actresses while the stereotypical roles go to Jewish actors. This is something that Sarah Silverman was one of the first to mention on Howard Stern and then…


Facebook appears to be on its heels following the testimony of Frances Haugen but with a push of a button it could easily stop any efforts to regulate it. This shows just how powerful Facebook is under Zuckerberg.

  1. Lobby congresspeople who are against congressmen who want to regulate Facebook.
  2. Donate…

NFL is 69% black. The athleticism and the power of black athletes in NFL makes it what it is. However, when you think of the NFL greats, who do you think of? Joe Montana. Phillip Rivers. Tom Brady. Gronk.

Why? Why in a sport of mostly black players there are…


“Everyone is equal, but some are more equal than others” is a famous line from George Orwell's the Family Farm. The book was written to warn about dictatorship as it could apply to the United States. But just as Americans were happy to subvert the Bible to their desires and…


I was always bullied as a kid. My best friend said that I was bullied because I was kind. At some point though, being bullied turned me into a bully to others. I would bully weaker kids, especially my sisters.

The angry and vengeful always take it out on the…


Growing up, we were scared shitless about parenthood, and for good reason. In the 1990ies there was a wave of teen pregnancies. Plan B pill reduced this number but at the time, the only way to stop a pregnancy was to scare kids into not having sex or making sure…


C.S. Lewis said that “One of the most cowardly things that ordinary people do is shut their eyes to facts.”

I see this all the time, people argue to be right instead of to learn the truth. When you argue to be right, and you hear a contradiction in your…


I just spent an hour arguing with a friend on Instagram messenger. This is not easy. Typing on a phone is never easy or fun and writing out long arguments on it is simply torture! But it is worth it because my friend is smart. My friend is critical. …


The number one thing that the world can do to stop climate change is eating less meat. Meat requires a massive amount of water (1200 gallons per lb), it requires a lot of land, it requires a lot of nutrients and feed which pollutes waterways and destroys forests.

Wiki on meat consumption per capita, sorted by highest first.

We know…

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