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Aug
10
Good Words: August '22

Good Words: August '22

The Bright Ages, a "bloggy" path to understanding, and Mammon's right hand – techne.
3 min read
Jul
26
Good Words: July '22

Good Words: July '22

Hanging out, having kids, the apocalypse, and everything science cannot say – oh, and how to be (aggressively) happy.
4 min read
Jul
18
The Ninja Foodi & The Goodness of Machines

The Ninja Foodi & The Goodness of Machines

Lester Liao on being not anti-machine but, in many ways, very pro-machine.
3 min read
Jul
11
Good Words joins Common Pursuits

Good Words joins Common Pursuits

As mergers and acquisitions go, this will be a minor change (but a good one)!
1 min read
Feb
10
La Casa Madrigal from Disney's Encanto.

Encanto: The Miracle is You

Going beyond community expectations or individual-based achievement enables us to see differently, from a lens of merit to a lens of love. Love pierces through the veil of what we are for who we are.
8 min read
Nov
09
Unfulfilled by passion in Disney's Soul

Soul: Doing What You Love Won't Save You

We must fit our passions under another overarching narrative that can bear the weight of our deepest desires. The artwork cannot stand alone; it needs a frame.
8 min read
Jul
06
Hercules: Finding Your Place

Hercules: Finding Your Place

In a globalized, lonely world, we are all like Hercules. We all want to know where we belong. But is home in a place or a person?
8 min read
Jun
08
Nespresso Machine or Espresso Maker?

Nespresso Machine or Espresso Maker?

Sipping to the Good Life
3 min read
May
25
WALL-E: Looking Past Appearances

WALL-E: Looking Past Appearances

Herein are two approaches to life: technology as an end or technology as a means to the end.
6 min read
May
21
CP Monthly for May 2021

CP Monthly for May 2021

Birdwatching, black beans, and the spaces we fill.
3 min read