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.
Despite good intentions, people’s prescriptions on how not to be prejudiced can often be misfires.
Choosing the right way to think about an academic question can sometimes be as important as your level of intelligence or your knowledge.
I’m sure that the reader has heard several religious people arguing over differing interpretations of the book to which all subscribe. Yet, this discussion represents only the partition of territory after the region has been occupied and conquered.
I feel that I too often encounter a positive reaction to a pronouncement by the brilliant Dawkins alongside an admonition of his character and his method of operation.