Category Archives: Beliefs

  1. The Two Kinds of Hard


    March 7, 2018 by Julia

      I can’t write much about gun control right now because the anger goes straight to my head, like one …
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  2. Q-Tips and Critical Thinking

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    February 6, 2018 by Julia

    Could we, as a society, live without Q-tips? Probably, yes. Could we live without alcohol? Yes. Do we want to, though? No. Do we want to live without Q-tips? No, but I’m guessing we wouldn’t have quite the uproar that we did with the Prohibition.

  3. Take Heart


    December 15, 2017 by Julia

        I’ve read enough self-help books to know that there can’t be one formula for well-being, but I do …
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  4. Sustainable Goodness


    March 20, 2017 by Julia

    It’s hard to write about community service without boasting, or idealizing, or boring your audience. It’s such a relevant topic …
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  5. On This Inauguration Eve


    January 19, 2017 by Julia

    It’s easy to call for unification and forgiveness and respect and acceptance when you are in the winning party. I …
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  6. Thanksgiving Card 2016: The Good Fight


    November 23, 2016 by Julia

    Our quintessential American family day of Thanksgiving always comes so soon after Election Day. I know the usual line is …
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  7. The American Conversation


    November 12, 2016 by Julia

    I am trying to make sense of what’s happening in our country, and some of what I say here might …
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