Truth

(noun) the quality or state of being true Some definition, right? So much for not including the word in its own definition. Well the truth is…sorry…but the truth is that truth is a pretty tough term to define. The very question “what is true?” is one that has been debated by philosophers for millennia. In […]

Privilege

  (noun) a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.   To Millennials, privilege is a bad word. It is something to be ashamed of and only acknowledged in repentance, much like alcoholism or a continued adult infatuation for Magic the Gathering. An accusation of […]

Empathy

noun the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.   Empathy is one of those terms most easily defined by its opposite: someone with a lack of empathy—someone who is unable to share another’s feelings—is classified as a sociopath; a stranger, an outcast; the serial killers that so often appear on the crime […]

Pride

noun a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from acknowledgment of one’s accomplishments by one’s peers, even strangers; an emotion that stems only from recognition by others, never by oneself. It has been a long time since Pride has been considered a sin–and to think, it used to be a Deadly one! Undoubtedly the unholy […]