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Month: July 2020

Bottoms Up

As the trash fire in my home country rages on, I’ve been thinking about morality. Last week I read a novel set eight years after a flu pandemic killed 70% of the world population. The remaining population, at least in the United States, has concentrated in the cities, with a few scattered rural communities, leaving large areas of the country…

Initiation

Much of the point of starting up a blog again is to give myself space to be imperfect. I like Medium for essay-writing, but the formality of the platform can be daunting. I can’t muse or ramble there; I feel like anything I post has to clear a certain bar: painstaking research, tight prose, a certain completeness and elegance of…