Miss Korea 2017

The title of this blog is intentionally misleading. No, I am not writing about a beauty pageant in Korea, which some might find interesting. Then again, there are those who would find a beauty pageant in Korea less interesting due to a plethora of cosmetically altered faces, lack of diversity, and overwhelming body-image complexes. Instead I… Read More

Opportunity Cost

I read the following in a Cambridge International textbook. Opportunity cost is a very important concept in economics that refers to the cost measured in terms of the next best choice given up when making a decision. Every choice made has an opportunity cost because in most cases there is an alternative. Some examples of… Read More

2Pac Revisited

Around the time Mario Van Peebles’ theatrical release, Panther, was in theaters I was a high school student and very much intrigued with the lives of the men and women who made up the Black Panther Party for Self Defense (aka Black Panthers). At that time I was wrestling with the ideals of freedom, democracy, revolution, and activism and… Read More