Browsing All posts tagged under »Movement«

My own private iconoclasm: making the word flesh once and for all

December 22, 2018

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I am tempted to be troubled by the non-divine nature of reading, writing and thinking, to characterize it as a problem, and to draw some profound conclusion, but I’ve been down that path too many times before to make the same mistake again.

The rise and fall of social media: a swift and familiar tale

November 9, 2018

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Social media, it now seems to me, was one more stage upon which we could strut and fret our way through this familiar tale.

The alpha and omega of our humanity: an all-too-familiar trope

August 19, 2018

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We are our most human, it seems, when we treat the given as something to be looked through and dismissed. We are also our most unhappy when we fail to appreciate what we are experiencing in the moment.

One more exorcism: there is no force in reason

August 18, 2018

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Our beliefs certainly do change but there is no reason to believe that reasoning, logic or argument forces us to do it.

My last word on political philosophy (hopefully): chase no more

July 6, 2018

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I see now that I was chasing a chimera, a wild goose, and a dragon all in one.

The lottery of life: the not-so-secret to my (sort of) success

May 31, 2018

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At this point, I can imagine one totally reasonable response to this “discovery” and my decision to share it: “Well done, Dr. Privilege, you finally figured out what people have been telling you for decades. What do you want? A hero biscuit?”

The game of life: there is no way around it.

May 13, 2018

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I suppose this is a very long and unnecessarily elaborate way of saying what most teenagers have probably figured out.