Tag Archives: honesty

Facts vs. Honesty

People have become kind of obsessed with facts. Trivia nights are a trivial example. Many of our leisure activities are about facts and nothing more. Fandoms of all types obsess over facts. How much money did it make? How many people of color are involved? Sports talk is all about statistics. You rarely hear a […]

Therapy

I was surprised when I first started seeing a therapist.  The experience was completely different than I expected.  That’s a little bit odd given how many therapists there are.  It appears to be a booming business, which must mean that many people go to see therapists.  But what actually happens in therapy remains a closely […]

American Oppressed Minority That Used To Be Enslaved History Month

A couple years ago, a student was working with me on a history paper.  She was a regular and I had worked with her often.  She always seemed smart and nice.  This day she asked me, “What do you call me?”  I hesitated and tried to glance at her folder.  I figured I had called […]