Written Work — 2004
14 September 2004 — Do the United States have a culture? Or do we more accurately lack a culture, and ﬁnd in its place the emergence of a new, global culture? In this article, I argue that the latter is the case. It is perfectly natural for cultures to evolve, and we are now seeing the gradual evolution of a new, global culture primarily thanks to the increased international access to communication.
4 March 2004 — Comparing elements of the Euthyphro, the Apology, and the Crito, I conclude that Socrates viewed hypocritical action to be unwise. As examples of hypocrisy, we see Euthyphro, who views himself to be pious, unable to even explain piety, and we ﬁnd Meletus, who Socrates argues does not care about the youth, accusing Socrates of corrupting the youth. The opposite of hypocrisy, forthrightness, is demonstrated by Socrates in his allowing himself to die rather than to pursue an easy escape.