I’d Apparently Be A “Taker” In An Ayn Rand/Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan Presidency

By: Monday August 13, 2012 7:28 am

My views on charity are very simple. I do not consider it a major virtue and, above all, I do not consider it a moral duty. There is nothing wrong in helping other people, if and when they are worthy of the help and you can afford to help them. I regard charity as a [...]

Still Living With Mental Illness

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 6:59 pm

In December of 2009 I “came out of the closet” as having a mental illness. I have a bipolar condition that Dr. Hagop S. Akiskal, the psychiatrist who developed the bipolar spectrum and who was a few years ago also one of my diagnosing psychiatrists, describes as bipolar type II ½. Some others in the [...]

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