Here are free links to things I’ve written over the last quarter. I always appreciate your thoughts and getting a critique of mine…best if you leave them on Medium but whatever works.
I’ve sorted them by topic. They are, alas, weighted towards political coverage. That was not my plan when I started writing on Medium but the topics won’t let me go. Things are just two effing weird. Someday we’ll get back to quantum theory, evolutionary biology, Carl Jung, sex, drugs, and rock & roll. Lighter stuff, you know.
Thanks for reading,
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Cultivating Joy and Connection (In Search of the Lost Word)
With a shout out to my Scandahoovian brothers and sisters.
(Should you want a fuller explanation of why I think the above is necessary, here’s an older piece: We Need a Bigger Boat (Add a Bigger Us to the Long Now and a Wider Here.))
Schismogenesis (MAGA for a day — or here’s how you can really own the Libs)
Gregory Bateson’s defining ethnography looks at a fractured society and how they managed the schism.
Exploiting the Fracture Points in US Politics for Fun and Profit (You specifically may be a target)
Manipulation and misinformation shows up in the oddest places.
Just for fun / short features
Taxes Are Hate (Unless they’re taxes on you)
3 min read
Two words: Elon Musk.
Wordle-Ku (Group fun with Wordle)
3 min read
A haiku modification based on the daily Wordle always adds sparkle to my day.
Tables of Contents
For only the slow-rolling political research (2016 to present).