Stand in one room while the television is on in the other. Now see if you can distinguish the voices of Rachel Maddow (MSNBC) and Tucker Carlson (Fox News). I can’t. Notice that it’s not just their voices that are… Read More ›
Another candidate for the Department of Idiotic Redundancies is the term “motivated reasoning”. As David Hume famously observed reason is a slave to the passions, by which is meant reason doesn’t move without a driver.
The phrase “my lived experience” must be reported to the Department of Idiotic Redundancies. What other kind of experience could you have?
I worry a little that, in this politically charged environment particularly, when someone urges you to ‘be your authentic self’ she means ‘come out here where I can get you’.
Ever wonder why someone would reap the royalties of an end-is-nigh book if she really believes the end is nigh?
Self-help books are written by people offering guidance and advice to others, so in which sense are self-help books SELF help?
Sometimes we’re so pre-occupied by nurturing grudges with our enemies, we fail to notice opportunities for friendships.
For many, getting through the day is like being a mole on asphalt.