Big Tobacco’s Secret War – and Why You Should Care

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Human airways are built for just that: Air. The healthiest option for anyone that smokes or vapes is always to quit. Until such time as we can re-design human air passageways, we simply cannot make a safe cigarette.

What we can do, however, is make cigarettes less bad – and I’d like to suggest that their electronic counterparts are an important step in that direction. Continue reading

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Why Philosophy Doesn’t Actually Suck

Back in 2011, I wrote a post about why philosophy sucks.

It is now 2015, and I am pleased to announce that I have long since completed my B.A. in philosophy. With that in mind, I’d like to offer a counterargument. Continue reading

How Much Does Facebook REALLY Know About You?

It’s no secret that Facebook knows a lot about us and, by design, seeks to turn a profit off of our personal data – but do you know how much of your data you’re giving away? If you use the Facebook app on a mobile phone, your privacy may be in serious danger. Continue reading

In Defense of Gun Control

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It’s 2013, and if you own a gun, you probably feel a little bit defensive – not just of yourself, but also of your commitment to legal gun ownership. And that’s perfectly understandable.

It’s not my intention to attack anyone and everyone who legally owns a firearm, and I apologize if this come across that way. However, I do think that it’s high time we realized that both our guns and our society have changed a great deal since “the right to bear arms” was agreed upon. Continue reading

Why philosophy sucks (by a philosophy major)

I am a philosophy major. Philosophy sucks. Here’s why. Continue reading