Accepting the Sting

My ideas are still very much in flux, and I feel that writing about this topic is probably the best way for me to sort through a messy tangle of thoughts. So, please take this post as coming from a fairly experimental place. During the COVID pandemic, I have often heard: “Trust the science!” Unfortunately,… Continue reading Accepting the Sting

Character Litmus Tests

Over the past few days, I have been struck by an intense experience of frustration. Being from Germany, and growing up in the 1980s, I remember the extent to which my education emphasized tolerance and acceptance of others as a fundamental principle of a functioning society. One of the reasons I felt so strongly about… Continue reading Character Litmus Tests