July 3, 2019

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Although born and raised in England, writer Andrew Sullivan turns to America’s Declaration of Independence to find his beliefs rooted in the principles of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
August 2, 2017

The Joy And Enthusiasm Of Reading

Rick Moody has built a life in words: in writing them for his books like “The Ice Storm,” and in reading them. He believes there is unlimited joy in opening a new book and delving into its story.
March 18, 2015

I Can Experience Freedom

During a cold winter week I visited New York City. I have visited many places in the past and have been able to have different experiences as a visitor and tourist, but I was surprised to have as much fun...
March 2, 2015

Rooted and Established in Love

Like many people from Bible-belt America, I grew up in a Conservative, Christian home. I believed the things my parents taught me and applied them as often as immaturity allowed. I basically lived in a bubble until I was 17;...
January 7, 2015

Being Free

There’s nothing I want more on this earth than to be free. This, I believe. “Imagine the basketball going through the hoop before it leaves your hand,” my dad says. I stop dribbling and hold the ball on my hip....
October 8, 2014

The Open Road

I believe in life on the road, riding motorcycles down the endless highway, totally free from society's constraints, with the wind in your hair and miles of open road ahead. The Highway is an incredible experience, discovering unknown territories which...
June 19, 2014


I believe that Israel should leave Palestinians alone. We need food, we need love, and we to be cared for. Nowadays children can’t play outside. They might get shot or get stolen by the Israeli’s. Last summer I went to...
June 12, 2014

Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

There are a lot of things in this world that I believe, but most of all, I believe everyone deserves to find happiness. Your outlook on life, and what you choose to do with your life accounts for your happiness....
June 10, 2014

Palestine Will Be Free

I believe that Palestine should have freedom. I believe that Palestine should be left I peace. I believe that Israel should let people be in peace. I believe that the children Palestine should have water. I believe that Palestinian parents...