Borrowed Birthday Traditions

Today, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, is my birthday! I turned 29 years old, and I’m optimistically looking forward to my thirties while doing the best I can to grasp all the lessons of my twenties. Wish me luck in that endeavor, by the way. As my day progressed, texts, calls, and notifications on social media…

Alexander: the Great or Terrible?

How does a leader gain such titles as “the Great” or “the Terrible”? Additionally, when someone has such a title, how does a learner determine if the title was truly deserved, or if the historical perspective of the person is just clouded in deceit and lies as a means of propaganda? From my research so…