Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Current Gang Culture – This is Not “West Side Story”

The Current Gang Culture – This is Not “West Side Story”

Evil prevails when good men and women do nothing, and nothing changes unless we accept that there is a problem. We are long overdue to engage in an honest, open and frank national dialogue about what we can do to address the threat that gangs pose to the societal, emotional and spiritual health of our country. Continue reading

Video Games – The Next Art Form (a teen perspective)

Video Games – The Next Art Form (a teen perspective)

Apart from the economic impact of video games, there is the argument that “video games are not art!” I want to challenge this idea by posing the question “what really is art?” Webster’s dictionary defines it as being “The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” Continue reading

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