What is Agape

Jesus said that the core of being Christian is to love God and love thy neighbor as thyself. Except Jesus wouldn’t have used these words. This is the English translation and English has a very loose definition of that keyword, love. We use the same word to say “I love you, mom” as we do …

What is the greatest gift you can give someone?

my dad and I were stuck in traffic driving up to Sonoma County for a family weekend. We were talking for a while and eventually, he asked me, “well, what’s the greatest gift you could give someone?” I thought about this question for a long time, the whole weekend. I came up with my answer: …


Hello! My name is Brooke Whitcomb. I study Economics and Conuter Science at Davidson College in North Carolina. This is a personal website to showcase my academic projects, op-eds, and creative writing. My interests include sustainability, economics, and economic policy. Please reach out to me at brwhitcomb@davidson.edu.