I am a little late on the “New Year’s resolution,” le sigh. But it’s never too late to make a change. Inspired by author Laura Lippman, who every New Year’s picks just one word as her resolution for the coming year, I decided to do the same. I wanted a word that would have impact; …

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In The Apology, Plato chronicles a speech Socrates made at a trial where he was charged with violating several laws of Athens, the harshest being “corrupting the youth of Athens.” The trial ends with a death penalty sentence for Socrates. While given an opportunity to suggest an alternative punishment, Socrates declined believing he did nothing …

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