I have chosen here to address a quartet of essential issues that I have deemed central to my own ethics and value system. Others might well choose differently and for good reason, were they to engage in the same exercise. We each find meaning and emphasis where we wish. I have chosen these as questions that nonetheless affect the welfare of our entire society in a wide variety of ways, even as we each experience them differently and approach them with diverse philosophies.
In these essays, which will change periodically on no particular schedule, I will discuss the following topics that I have found to be central, meaningful themes in my life: