The purpose of language is to exchange ideas, linguistic trickery turns words into disinformation.
Have you seen this video? Why did you watch it? Why did she record it? Why do we share things like this? Could the video actually have helped the boy?
The call to shut down the Pro Life Society is philosophical and linguistic anti-Jujutsu.
Some photos from the beautiful city of St Louis.
My new short story collection – a study on creation and destruction, self-destruction and self-preservation, and how we can never seem to find the right instinct for the case in hand – is out.
I took two walks to the beach, a thin strip of sand and concrete just to the East of Copenhagen.
Copenhagen is a beautiful city, and I was fortunate to catch some lovely scenes when I visited. Continue Reading Photos from Copenhagen, #1: by the River
A friend of mine posted the following meme on Facebook: my fingers hovered over the keyboard then I thought ‘No’ and realized that it would not be a good idea to offer my friend a mini-dissertation on a 4-second internet meme. So here’s what I would have written.
There are so many twisted, knotted strands to this Charlie Hebdo thing, forming a dark shroud – let’s pull on a few of those strands, and see whether the fabric tightens or falls apart.
I don’t think I’ve met any adult who relishes getting out of bed and starting whatever they have planned for the day: here’s what works for me.