In light of all the tragedy-wrought controversy floating around the web, I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon and write up an article about firearms. This is not to open up a debate, but to inspire thought.
I am a gun owner.
I am a gun owner who is pro-gun reform. (Say it louder for the folks in the back!)
Why? Picture this: I am 21 years old and heading out to purchase my first handgun with a friend. My friend is also 21. He is a diagnosed schizophrenic, known to go o
I wrote The Keeper of Fire when I was sixteen years old. I didn’t realize it at the time, but it was a metaphor for everything I was experiencing in my young life. My name is Davina; my character’s name is Deiji. My mother left when I was three years old. In the metaphor this means she is sick. My dad remarried a year later and I suffered under the guardianship of an abusive stepmother and my distant, uninvolved father. (In The Keeper of Fire this character becomes Deiji’s au
"Work Sets You Free." - A propaganda slogan used in local and regional media to convince the population that this was merely a work camp or a re-education camp for criminals.
In 2014 I had the chance to visit Dachau, Nazi Germany’s very first concentration camp, established in 1933 by Heinrich Himmler. It was the design by which all other concentration camps were based. It began as a prison for political prisoners - communists, liberals, dissenters. As things escalated, mo