The Dog Pound

One of the most remarkable videos I ever saw was about ten years ago. The video is of a dog that was severely abused and then left to a dog shelter. The dog had never been pet before in its life. The video is of a person petting the dog, which the dog immediately interprets…

Lying By Omission

Fraudulent misrepresentation is rampant in the social media age. People are obsessed with imagery. Marketing is all the rage. Little lies compound into big lies and there is no informed consent anymore. The government does it. Everyone does it! The world is in a mad dash and few slow down to check the details. Lying…

Buy These Books!

My latest book is Peaceful Parenting, which argues for parents using their curiosity, reasoning abilities, and patience in raising their children, as opposed to hitting, punishment, control, and other forms of aggression. Another recent book is The Gamer’s Inheritance, a short comedy that treats today’s prevailing bigotries with irreverence and a sense of mischief.