Stories Of The New Weird Normal (2020/07/30 05:00)
How to seek out stories that intelligently confront the moral complexity of the 21st century.
Do(ing) The Right Thing (2018/11/02 08:00)
"moral action is also, inevitably, practical action, and immoral action is inevitably impractical..."
Fretwork (2018/05/28 08:00)
On the difference between thinking and worrying, and on worrying as a virtue signal.
Moral Men And Immoral Societies (2018/05/17 08:00)
"The very ordinariness of human life seemed a kind of original sin, the sin of not being extraordinary enough to recognize and resist evil."
Do The Wrong Thing (2018/04/23 08:00)
What if someone Did Something Bad with a creation of yours?
Beyond Good And Evil, And All That (2017/12/09 08:00)
In re: "Trying to find absolute rights and wrongs is a trick we play on ourselves to feel comfortable."
Bigger Fish To Fry Dept. (2016/05/19 10:00)
"My problems are bigger than yours" is always a bad argument.
On Staring Away From The Abyss Dept. (2014/08/30 10:00)
Let's gaze into something other than the abyss - but not our navels either.
The Right Thing And How To Do It Dept. (2014/04/25 10:00)
On George R. R. Martin and repentance.
A Man of Steel With Feet Of Clay Dept. (2013/06/17 10:00)
Why "Man of Steel"'s Superman is a little more interesting, and problematic, than you might expect. (Warning: spoilers.)
The Heart Of The Matter Dept. (2013/05/24 02:00)
On love being the highest law.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind