The Truth of Science

The Truth of Science

Science is not “true.” Science is ambitious: it is a quest, a sense of wonder, an idea. Science sets up a framework for answering diverse and complex questions about the nature of existence. What most people do not understand is that science is not designed to “prove”...
Do You Unplug?

Do You Unplug?

What would it be like to go an entire today without media? No grabbing your smartphone from your nightstand first thing in the morning. No looking at your iPad while your coffee is brewing. No checking your Facebook and Twitter feeds throughout the day. What would it...
Service

Service

Last week I served dinner in a soup kitchen downtown, which is something I do five times a year. Prior to my first service a couple years ago, the idea of it made me very uncomfortable, in the same way that the homeless begging for handouts on the street corners made...