Thinking about climate means becoming human for the first time
Part three of a three-part series on how philosophy contends with our possible annihilation.
How to think against the apocalypse
Part two in a three-part series on how philosophy contends with our possible annihilation.
Can we truly think about climate change at all?
Part one of a three-part series on how philosophy contends with our possible annihilation.
Give the Nobel Prize in Literature to Dril
He is our best modern poet. He will never log off.
We can never speak freely
At most, and with some effort, we can learn to speak well.
We are all babies having cheese thrown at us, constantly
Here’s another slice.
How do I raise a good son in a world that lets men be so bad?
I just found out my baby is a boy. What a nightmare.
Are politicians getting more bizarre?
Why we insist on being ruled by the least human-like human beings on the planet.
Can you ever forgive me for being a member of society?
We all need recognition. But we also deserve a world that is worthy of our recognition.
I’ve gone full Apocalypse Dad
My instinct is to prepare for the worst, but maybe the real threat is everything staying precisely the same.
The myth of Ted Bundy as a charming guy
Why are we invested in thinking he was so handsome and normal-seeming?
The unnatural ethics of AI could be its undoing
Algorithms are so good at racism that it will hopefully become impossible to ignore.
How male privilege produces such hapless men
The internet abounds with tales of male incompetence. What’s up with all these morons?
Is it hopepunk to have a baby?
Maybe a very cozy-looking baby. If we read it ‘Harry Potter.’
Experience: I am in love with this personal essay series
Where else can you learn what it is like to be swallowed by a hippo?
If the Big Cow is a lie then to hell with the truth
How bad should we feel for burnt-out gifted kids?
Sure, being told you have potential can mess a person up, but don’t trace all your adult shortcomings back to grade school.
Why are rich people so weird?
From Business Insider lady to money diarists, the strangest humans on the planet keep telling us about their days.
Why everyone wants to speak to the manager
The political disposition behind the meme.
Stop blaming postmodernism for the rise of Trump
The president lies a lot. This has nothing to do with Derrida.