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February 2016

The President’s Baseball Team

When I think about challenging ethical issues, I sometimes simplify matters by using a thought experiment. I consider what decision I would …

The Road to Good Habits

My Volkswagen Fox was stuffed with four faculty members traveling on their day off to a museum in Cleveland, Ohio. The sun …

A Frightening Thought

I recently used Google Street View to look at my home in Akron, Ohio, where I grew up. It looked much the …

Is the Joke on Us?

I can’t recall a presidential debate in years past, where I laughed out loud while watching. Donald Trump is back, and he …

The Adaptable Brain

What’s the most amazing thing in the universe? Answer: your brain. Its billions of neurons manage the autonomic functions without a thought. …