Changing the Stories

Even in this postmodern age, we in the West like to think of ourselves as fundamentally reasonable beings.  We can be persuaded by logic and order our lives by intelligence and reason.  We like to believe that being a human means logical brain-power.  The capitalist system that rewards STEM fields and penalizes the humanities backs…

On Sacrifice and Climate Change

When you’re creating a new life for yourself, sometimes you don’t think about a certain concept, idea, or myth with much depth for a long time.  Sometimes you need to run away from something that’s deeply damaged you until you can heal a little bit.  Among the many things I had to step away from…