I finally took on the challenge of one of sci-fi's iconic novels. Verdict: it's iconic for a reason. [Read More]
Tags: Books

Five lessons from a year of blogging

I have now been writing decent length articles on this site for about a year. I have learned a lot in this time, mostly about writing but also how to express your feelings and how to marshal your ideas and passions into action. For this month’s “five on the fifth”,... [Read More]
Tags: Writing

The News

A fundamental misconception at work here is that there is some sort of algebra of misery and suffering that allows us to order and sift through tragic events, that allows us to declare one more important than another, and assess the worth of expressing our incomprehension and our sympathy. [Read More]
Tags: Ideas