I have to face the fact that in my peer group, my love of K-Pop makes me a sinner of taste, a lover of trash.
Studying Wajapi body-artists’ work could help articulate invaluable indigenous theories of intersubjectivity (the way that human minds are shaped by interaction with each other), which is a core concern of modern-day psychoanalysis, psychology, and philosophy in the West.
This is what the loss of indigenous languages and cultures means: it is an irrevocable loss for all of humanity, and we need to do all we can to stop it.
I thought of Barthes last night at a live performance of the TryGuys, a quartet of comic YouTubers.
I think any day now, people will get sick of cat pictures and video games and realize they crave something deep. When that happens, I’ll be here to show the way.
I feel fortunate, sexism notwithstanding, to be female in this world.
The response to my search for beach access was another example of the leniency bias I’ve written about before, which lets white people get away with transgressions for which brown and black people are heavily penalized.
The continuing environmental obliviousness of our elites puts me in the mood to write a dystopian flash fiction. In it, a group of galactic macro hedge fund traders, after thoughtful research and analysis, all decide to short the Earth.
My experiences as an acupuncture and cancer patient suggest that combining acupuncture and radiation could help cure addiction, and more generally, support patients seeking psychological and behavioral change.