Socrates did, in fact, cancel Homer first. Except not. It's complicated.
When I read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up several years ago, I embarked on a decluttering project over the winter recess holiday at the place where I work. While I've done a good job of culling books in my collection for years, I found a lot of things to give up that I no longer needed. … Continue reading It Begins with B and Ends in “ooks”
I was thinking recently about a parasocial interaction online — parasocial because the person does not know me, nor I lim — in which I assisted with an information need. It got me thinking about actions versus reasons and how the two differ. In that specific case, I helped the person with the question despite … Continue reading The “Why” Is Not, and Cannot Be, Uniform
So, last night, I had a dream. In the dream, my mom (who, for context, is a 3˚ initiate in a Wiccan tradition) found out that I was planning to consecrate a good luck/warding bad things amulet for my girlfriend. She told me point-blank that I shouldn't be doing these things because I was winging … Continue reading Request for Advice …