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The Cult of Sheep

Barlow’s eyes are shimmering, the light a sinuous display of  something towing beneath. His smile pious-like, marked with an etiolated kindness, this precarious softness and this mark of an adulterating isolation that only those who'd experienced can recognize. A secret for the initiated. But Barlow is not a monk, he is dashing in his blacksuit … Continue reading The Cult of Sheep

The Impartialist vs the Partialist

In moral philosophy to be an impartialist means you believe that people should be treated fairly and equally without bias or prejudice. You would be inclined to believe that we should treat people this way in all situations. This is very appealing since it speaks to our desire for justice and fairness. The impartialist understands … Continue reading The Impartialist vs the Partialist

Self-interest vs Selfishness: They aren’t the same thing and here is why.

I overheard an argument a couple of weeks back that made me want to write this stupid post in turn. Basically, the guy was saying that people shouldn’t be angry at corporations for caring only about profit and the government isn’t better either. The corporations want to make more and more money and the government … Continue reading Self-interest vs Selfishness: They aren’t the same thing and here is why.

Writing for Reach or Why Content Creation is Getting Sad

The relationship between writer and reader has always been dialogical. Writers influenced readers and readers influenced writers. That is where the idea of writing for an audience comes from. As every writer knows, who you are writing for influences your work, it shapes your craft. But this is only one side of that influence. The … Continue reading Writing for Reach or Why Content Creation is Getting Sad