Category: Philosophy

34

Always at the Abyss

This reluctance to condemn, this refusal to delineate between protesting and rioting, bears responsibility for what happened in Chicago last night

2

Agent of Chaos Theory

I consider myself an agent of chaotic good. My avenue of chaos? Information.

3

Han Fei and America

Han Fei had some thoughts on power and politics that are very relevant today.

176

On Not Wanting to Rest Content

When the George Floyd incident first happened, you could almost feel where this was going. With the release of the bodycam footage, here we are.

15

Neurodiversity and the Dignity of Work

Our meritocratic society believes that people with neurological disabilities are worthless weeds. Nonsense. We are flowers that can be beautiful.

170

There Are No Bad People

Bigotry was not a life sentence, it was a decision people made, and so it was possible to choose something different. You could choose to change.

95

There Are No Better People

Superheroes aren’t real. All we have is people, and trading one group for another is not and never will be a cure for systemic flaws

87

Conservatism Beyond Trump

Nobody knows what conservatism will look like in 2024. What is clear, however, is that some things will change beyond Trump.

141

It’s Just Property

And as is so often the case it will be the marginalized people who will pay the highest price, who already are paying the price

8

The Enneagram Broke Me

If they design a test that determines where bad metaphors come from, I’ll definitely need to take that one. But otherwise, no more tests. Because the enneagram broke me.

25

A Tragedy, Not a Statistic

Every person who dies from COVID-19, or any other cause, is a life to be celebrated, remembered, and mourned.

13

Good Intentions, Lessons Learned

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. After serving my community for over a decade in politics I learned exactly what that meant

21

The American Lawn is a Shared Nuisance

The American housing market has a number of features that makes many participating homeowners unhappy, and there is no clear way out.