Author Archive

Memories of the 2016 Election, In Four Parts

Reflections on the 2016 American election: What just happened, and how it came to be.

Perfectionism Is the Enemy

Bruce Lee warns on the dangers of chasing perfectionism under the guise of self-improvement.

For the love of books: The story of The Last Bookstore

A charming documentary on Los Angeles's beloved indie bookstore.

Sunday Poem #3: ‘The Breathing’ by Denise Levertov

So absolute, it is / no other than / happiness itself, a breathing / too quiet to hear.

How To Criticize Meaningfully

Daniel Dennett offers practical advice - in four short pointers - on how to to criticize any argument meaningfully.