Paul Hughes

The evolving story of a hopeful skeptic.

Category Archives: Politics

Thoughts, Prayers, and Other Things That Don’t Work

America reels from another school shooting, this time at a highschool in Parkland, Florida. We send our thoughts, we send our prayers, we argue about gun control, and we do nothing to prevent the next school shooting. I want to … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 Health, Politics

You’re Not Tolerant!

Ok, “you” is a bit direct. I’m really speaking more generally—I just thought the title was stronger in the second person. Anyway… The Oxford dictionary defines tolerance as “the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 Miscellaneous, Politics , , , , ,

Pray For The Peace Of Jerusalem

I’ve seen many people posting this phrase within their Facebook statuses or in the form of a picture on their walls… “Pray For The Peace Of Jerusalem.” I think we all can agree that peace in Jerusalem (and its surrounding … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 Politics, Religion , , ,