Archive for February, 2012
I was at the doctor’s office the other day and get this, the INSERT POLITICALLY CORRECT NAME FOR THE PERSON THAT IS FORMALLY EDUCATED AND TRAINED IN THE CARE OF THE SICK AND INFIRM asked for my gender and gave two options: Male or Female. I couldn’t believe that in this day and age how sexist someone could be.
First, we have become so worried about sex that the word no longer is used to define our…sex. Gender is the term to define the societal and psychological characteristics you display while sex is used to define physical characteristics. Gender=Psychological. Sex=Physical. Somewhere More >
As I was scanning pictures posted by my facebook friends I came across a new parent that had taken their sub-6-month-old out on a run in a jogging stroller, I thought to myself as I looked over at my 3-year-old playing with his harmonica: “and here I sit.” And of course, as happens a lot in my life — the next day I came across this post in The New York Times Bits Blog: Does Technology Affect Happiness?
The short of the story for lack of time, but make sure to read it for some crucial points:
The answer, in the peer-reviewed study More >