While dissent enables the country opportunities to facilitate change, it is unity that establishes an atmosphere of shared ideals and common goals under one American identity.
Belief in unity must be at the core of the American attitude, but with it must also come the acceptance of dissent as an impetus for improvement.
On Saturday, April 22nd, I marched in the Philadelphia science march. The march was for anyone who cares about science, for anyone who cares about our country’s future, for anyone who cares about empirical truth.
For high school seniors across the country, today marks the culmination of a long and often painstaking process. it’s a day meant for celebration and excitement about the future.
It was pretty clear in my mind where I wanted to go – University of Pittsburgh. But, on the back on my mind, the thought of “name value” lingered.
In Drug Dogs III, Ben Chanson and Nick Camposano discuss whether or not the school has “the right to conduct mass sweeps of student effects? Are the rights of students violated, even if they forfeit some of their assumed privacies when on campus?”
Trump won on the ignorance and blind trust of his voters, their acceptance of his vague ideas. It’s as if they would be fine be ruled by Big Brother, if they don’t mind the things Trump says. Our ignorance is his strength.