It Shouldn’t Come to This

Mental stability is something that I’ve always taken for granted. I’ve been blessed to heretofore have always been able to claim control of my mental faculties, so I’ve always been quick to dismiss claims of mental instability as “just an excuse.” That’s no longer the case. Whenever there’s a big national tragedy, especially those involving […]

Get The Lead Out: Less Lead Equals Less Violent Crime

What if a terrible childhood, drug abuse, poverty, or criminal behavior is a result of chemical exposure? As absurd as it sounds, many scientists believe that violence in modern society is heavily connected to exposure to lead. In ancient Rome, lead was used gratuitously in everything from lipstick, to hair dye, to wine sweetener. Some […]