I want to speak briefly about Jesus Christ's summary of the commandments and description of love in Matthew 22:37-40. He states:  Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with... Continue Reading →
Happy belated Father's Day! To celebrate, lets try to debunk the stereotype of black "deadbeat daddies." Keep the following points in mind: 1). Contrary to popular misconception, black men are involved in the lives of their children. A study... Continue Reading →
I hate the way American society conceptualizes romantic relationships. The notion of "love" is typically framed as a progress narrative - whereby "marriage" is the highest form and product. Intimate connections are reduced to linear equations. Whenever people speak of... Continue Reading →
Across time and space, human beings have constructed taboos against sexual activity with close relatives. The most commonly stigmatized and legally prohibited incestuous relationships include parent-child and sibling-sibling unions. In the first part of this series, I argued that homes... Continue Reading →
Since we all use language, we are automatically involved in a chain of connection. Language implies the existence of other people to communicate with. To learn a language is to become involved in a relationship.