good & evil


March 26, 2018

A New Control of Destiny

Margaret Mead says she can’t separate what she believes as a person from what she believes as an anthropologist. And she believes humans beings, as part of a greater biological whole, have a responsibility to everyone else on the planet.
March 5, 2018

Roll Away the Stone

Even in the face of possible nuclear war, Nobel Prize-winning writer Pearl S. Buck finds her faith in humanity to be stronger than ever, and believes that cooperation can solve the world’s problems.
January 12, 2017

The Tense Middle

Nobel Prize–winning chemist Roald Hoffmann believes the middle is a good place to be. It reminds the Cornell professor of the choices we can make in life and helps him see the possibility for change.
February 19, 2016

Care and Compassion Can Change Attitudes and Behaviors

I believe if I care and if I am compassionate with elderly people, I can change their attitudes and make their lives a lot easier in the nursing home. Some older people that live in a nursing home have changes...
July 2, 2015

Peace in Respect

Glasses, ping tales, bushy eye brows, and huge baggy jeans. I was “four eyes”. I was “anorexic”. I was “bulimic”. I was the elementary and middle school girl who wished she had straight hair, a thicker body, and perfect eye...
July 2, 2015

Lighting a Candle in the Darkness

I believe in lighting a candle instead of cursing the darkness. This quirky little saying means the world to me specifically because of where it came from. This is something commonly heard at America’s Camp, a summer camp for children...
July 1, 2015

This Is How I Roll

I believe in doing at least two good deeds a day. I yearn to help those that look like they might need a little support. Sometimes I just go up to the quiet person in the room all alone and...
June 15, 2015

Happiness and Humanity

A few weeks ago, I had a very special opportunity. I was at the team leader and morale committee retreat for the University of Louisville’s raiseRED. At this retreat, I was able to meet a sweet girl named Anna who...
June 2, 2015

Good Comes Back

When giving help to someone in need, they are being given strong encouragement. Showing compassion and giving kindness can really uplift a person when they’re experiencing a rough time. It shows a sense of “faith” and an “I believe in...