Hungry for Truth, Hardwired for Empathy

Empathy is the opposite of prejudice, persecution, and oppression.This is why I'm writing the epic story of my great uncle Stefan’s survival across the forests of WWII Eastern Europe.

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“I Am,” I Said: Thoughts on Borders and Refugees

Shifting Borders When I read about the history of Eastern Europe, I realize how changeable national boundaries and concepts of nation are. I live in a very young country, America, which nevertheless has been highly successful in forming a self-concept that seems essential and timeless. Its sense of surety likely is rooted in the concept … Continue reading “I Am,” I Said: Thoughts on Borders and Refugees