Why I Hate the Term “SJW”

After all the chaos of the Ghomeshi trial, I decided something: I hate the term “SJW.” I’ve always been very outspoken with my opinions. I support women’s rights and animal rights, and in today’s world, that makes me a dissenter....

How I Renovated My (Semi-finished) Basement

Last fall, my family and I decided to have our basement renovated. But when the contractor took on another job and decided to forgo his final payment, taking off when the job was only 90% done. We were left with an unpresentable, unliveable basement–but not for...
Did God Create Animals for Us to Eat?

Did God Create Animals for Us to Eat?

When I say I’m vegetarian, a common reaction from some religious people is, “But didn’t God put animals on Earth for us to eat?” As they have grown up believing that animals are food and not friends, they seem genuinely confused as to why...

How Studying Science Strengthened My Faith

Many people think that science and spirituality will always be at odds, but true religion must be supported by science, and true science must be supported by religion. Real religion is sanatana dharma, or eternal duty. It is based on universal truth rather than...