Beit Gamaliel

The House of Gamaliel: The confluence of knowledge and faith.

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What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander: Are Transgender Athletics Fair?

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander, so the saying goes. For those unfamiliar with this axiom, a female goose is often referred to as a “goose.” However, a male goose is referred to as a “gander.” Thus, what is good for the female, is good for the male.

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The World Needs to Change…for me….

Since the beginning of the pandemic, one thing is clear: people have lost their ever-loving minds!

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Cancel Culture Becomes Entrapment Culture

My son runs in a circle of friends that represent Asian and black backgrounds. One night in his dorm, he was engrossed in a video game. His roommates were all messing around when they started asking my son, “What is that racist word for black people?” As he continued to play his video game, the questioning intensified until one of his friends said, “Just say it!” At this point, my son turned around to realize they had been filming the whole thing. Why were black students trying to get my son to say a derogatory racial slur on camera? Curious.

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Normal or Normalized? Mental Illness is Still Mental Illness

Helping teenagers find a realistic self-perception is critical for them to move into adulthood with a healthy frame of mind. Recently Piers Morgan came under fire for his doubt of Megan Markel’s claims of suicidal thoughts. It wasn’t his doubt they got him in trouble; it was the backlash of diminishing or belittling mental illness.

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