October 2011

Privilege & Responsibility

Yesterday while stopped at a traffic light I saw to my left a younger man with a backpack holding a sign that read, "I'm hungry and tired."  I got sad immediately.  I have never tolerated my own hunger very well, I am one of those people that when I am hungry I get quiet, withdrawn and less smart; sometimes I even get irritable.  I have interpreted this historically in a somewhat favorable light, but I am sure there are those that would like to differ in terms of the reasons for this.  I decided that because of my insatiable hunger for educatio