Supreme Court Jester: Obamacare Upheld


Throughout my meeting this morning, my eyes slid often to the clock hanging above the projector screen. 9:30…9:45…10:00. As the second hand reached the apex of its circular path, I crossed my fingers that the Supreme Court (now in session) would turn its eyes from the heated present and, instead, look to the sturdy past … Continue reading

The Past and Present (Christmas) of New York


The view from the 38th floor of an apartment building in downtown Manhattan strikes two very different chords with me – one of disappointment and one of great hope. I’ll start with the former so I can end on a positive note (always a good policy, but also the way I hope things turn out). … Continue reading

The Necessity (and Inevitability) of Purpose


A brief look into the nature of thought and purpose.