March, 2013

  1. Easter, Marriage, and Other Things

    NB: I really appreciate the discussion that has occurred over the last week. Instead of addressing each reply individually, I am trying to collectively address some of larger issues I saw as I read through all the comments. I was discussing with some friends that the Supreme Court taking up constitutionality of same-sex marriage this…

  2. Link: When culture turns into policy →

    This is an interesting and really good point, and one that I believe extends far beyond the corporate boundary. Two questions come to mind: How should/do organizations (a loose term for groups of friends, companies, and governments) promote/reward/encourage desirable behavior (i.e. good culture) without forcing it (i.e. making it policy)? What are real world examples…

  3. Link: Why I Lost Faith in the Pro-Choice Movement →

    Yes, it definitely has an attention grabbing headline, but it also raises several really good points: I was looking through a Time magazine article whose infograph cited data from the Guttmacher Institute about the most common reasons women have abortions. It immediately struck me that none of the factors on the list were conditions that…

  4. San Francisco Roundup

    Thanks to everyone’s suggestions (including some write-ins over email), I had a great time in San Francisco! Thursday night Matt and Marta surprised me with pickup from the airport and a late night Thai food run. On Friday, I hit up Blue Bottle Coffee and got some personal stuff taken care of. Then rode the…

  5. Deep Thoughts From Team Chauncey →

    Chauncey must be learning good things at school. Here’s his latest insight: It occurs to me that we’ve been taught to believe a lie That brokenness in our world (and ourselves) is absolute The person you or I am cannot change Scars, the lie says, are signs of a wound Pain is to be feared,…