Luca & The Misunderstood Child
As a culture, we tend to be more sympathetic to the Giulias and the Lucas than the Albertos.
Good Words: November '22
Exhaustion and agency "under capitalism," combative cocktail parties, and why leftovers are the only food worth eating.
Good Words: October '22
The ways technology shapes us, evil in art, and music for the birds.
Good Words: September '22
Fantasy role-playing games: harmless fun, a crucible for virtue formation and moral imagination, or dubious political metaphor?
Good Words: August '22
The Bright Ages, a "bloggy" path to understanding, and Mammon's right hand – techne.
Good Words: July '22
Hanging out, having kids, the apocalypse, and everything science cannot say – oh, and how to be (aggressively) happy.
The Ninja Foodi & The Goodness of Machines
Lester Liao on being not anti-machine but, in many ways, very pro-machine.
Good Words joins Common Pursuits
As mergers and acquisitions go, this will be a minor change (but a good one)!
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.
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.