Tag Archives: gun violence

Episode 34 – This New Year, Let’s Unite America

I will discuss whether we can bring Americans back together as a nation. The current climate in America, both political and social seems hopelessly divided. It appears that almost everything divides us as a nation.

Episode 31 – Will Empathy Unite a Divided Country?

In this episode, I will discuss why I believe that empathy is the one quality that can repair a divided nation. Some people are unaware of the differences between empathy, sympathy and compassion. Yet, they are related.

Are we prejudging Oscar Pistorius?

It is easy to prejudge a case as violent and tragic as that of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman gunned down by Oscar Pistorius. The facts are not in his favor and perhaps prejudice is valid.

The Real Firearm Villains

The NRA wants ever more firearms in the wake of the Newtown CT shootings. This response to the disaster is not rational, and is its own act of depravity.