Toxic Socialization

We live in an incredibly violent society. From the time we are born to the time we die we are subject to repeated assault and disregard. This article helps to highlight the profoundly deleterious consequences of violence on our precious and powerful Physical Unit. If...

What is Socialization?

In Sociology, the concept of socialization is critical. But, “What is socialization?” The authors of one text book define socialization as “a learning process, one that involves development or changes in the individual’s sense of self”, and this is exactly true....

What is Homophobia?

As you probably know if you’ve ever taken a good look at the world around you, violence is a problem in the world today. We have the general violence of war and conflict, the economic violence of debt and austerity, the emotional and physical violence of our...

Ayn Rand: The Blinkered Visionary

In a recently-released (01/26/2012) documentary, Ayn Rand& the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged, stalwart defenders of Ayn Rand’s unique interpretation of the ideal of American freedom argue that government overreach is, as Rand predicted in Atlas Shrugged, intent upon...