We Louisvillians spent last week mourning and celebrating the life of our greatest locally born and bred hero, Muhammad Ali. He epitomized courage, dedication to justice, and commitment to humanitarian work. He was so much more than a boxing legend. (And yes, he was pretty.)

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Years ago, I took a communications course from a professor who announced on the first day, “There’s no such thing as altruism.” A staunch proponent of exchange theory, he insisted that all social interactions are governed by people’s desire to gain a reward in exchange for providing something of value to others. I gamely attempted…

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“This is my lucky day, Mee-Ma,” my six year old granddaughter announced. “Our class got to go swimming, I had chess club after school, and now take a look!” She proudly presented me with a bloody tooth. “Wow, the tooth fairy is going to be busy tonight,” I said.

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