One item that has become apparent as the world becomes more connected is the idea of privilege. However, it’s also one of the words that gets thrown around without necessarily being understood. Understanding privilege is a good starting point. Privilege… Read More »IDIC: What is Privilege?
One thing that often happens is siloing, or at least the illusion of it. Unfortunately, everything is connected. Siloing doesn’t actually work in the real world when we’re discussing various issues, and it can make things more difficult. Siloing is… Read More »IDIC: It All Feeds into the Others
December is full of celebrations, family gatherings, and religious services. Many cultures developed celebrations of light, and each has a unique way of touching the participants. It’s a truly special time, and religious tolerance makes the whole season richer. Religious… Read More »IDIC: Religious Tolerance Makes Us Stronger
Something that seems to pop up every year, at least in the United States, is a spirited debate amongst news pundits and common people about the appropriateness of “happy holidays” compared to “merry Christmas.” Happy holidays is an all-encompassing term,… Read More »IDIC: Happy Holidays to All
As part of IDIC, we also look at how the values epitomized in Star Trek apply to our current world. After all, we look at Star Trek and wonder about the stars, but we can also look at the history… Read More »IDIC: Xenophobia is Not a Star Trek Value