Chapter 4: An Autobiography of an Idealist

Only Hate the Road When You’re Missing Home; Why I Appreciate Everyday Life

I have to trek all the way around the building to check my mail, but I live at the place I put down as my permanent address.

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Chapter 4: An Autobiography of an Idealist

Hopping My Way Back Home

Facebook has reminded me that two years ago, I stayed up until 3am at a riad hostel in Morocco, and then woke up the next afternoon to surf with strangers from Europe and Australia.  Today, I woke up in the bed I own at 6am because I'm working on building a habit of discipline, and am currently staving off laziness by working my way through a to-do list.

Chapter 4: An Autobiography of an Idealist

Boys Still Aren’t Embracing NESS (Nursing, Education, Social Services) Careers

So, how do we change this, and what should boys learn now that sets them up to thrive in a transformed labor market of the future? The answer is not simply more and better NESS subject teaching. They must also learn that boys have an equal place in that future. This isn’t a given. A major and underestimated obstacle for boys in NESS is the stereotype that has been created and perpetuated that girls are better at these subjects and careers.

Chapter 4: An Autobiography of an Idealist

Basic Facts Every Informed Human Should Know Before Declaring a Stance on Refugees or Trump’s Executive Order

What the difference is between a refugee and an asylum-seeker. The number of fatal terrorist attacks on U.S. soil perpetrated by refugees. Where in the executive order you can find the "Muslim ban." What the current vetting process is for refugees. Why President Obama "banned" Cuban "refugees" near the end of his term.