On Eating Meat

As humans gain an ever-increasing understanding of animals’ ability to [think, feel, and experience pain], many of us are asking whether eating meat is morally acceptable. From Thoughts on the family dog and eating meat Eating meat has really been weighing on me lately. I love meat, I don’t think I could ever slide into […]

Apartment Sessions

The video series “Apartment Sessions” on YouTube consists of a group of roommates clearing out their apartment to make room for a full orchestra, releasing a new video or two every month. This month they tackled “Wake Up” by Arcade Fire. Their neighbors also let them host part of the group in their apartment because […]

Why I choose humanism over faith

Interesting TED talk by Leo Igwe on the power of humans and having faith in their ability to create. As a humanist, Leo Igwe doesn’t believe in divine intervention — but he does believe in the power of human beings to alleviate suffering, cure disease, preserve the planet and turn situations of poverty into prosperity. […]