College admissions and the power of interconnectivity and Community

I address an article about college admissions and how it — like many of our institutions — is tainted by individualism. I conclude with an account of why an alternative perspective based on empathy and mutual support can lead to far greater flourishing.

Crime is our failure as a society

Crime is the failure of society to provide the support people need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives. This failure is driven by our implicit acceptance of an exceedingly harmful ideology—one we must understand and shed for the betterment of all.