Withstanding the Heat of Unknowing

Withstanding the Heat of Unknowing
Uncertainty seems to be a defining quality of life these days everywhere I look, from my own circle to the international landscape, and even to the survival of life itself. The inescapable unknowing c...
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For Writing’s Sake

For Writing’s Sake
“No book can ever be finished. While working on it we learn just enough to find it immature the moment we turn away from it.”  - Karl R. Popper Karl Popper was not referring to fiction when he said th...
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“What is your blog about?” A justification. I think.

The question is completely legitimate and likely innocent (and of course reminds me how much I hate the word blog). Yet I can receive the query as a request for justification—maybe because I have aske...
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Antidotes for Attentional Blindness

Antidotes for Attentional Blindness
Some days, I come away from my media exposure with a mental list like this: contact senator about fill-in-the-blank global emergency; read article about how to stop using plastic and implement suggest...
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Don’t Let Imposter Syndrome get in your Way

Don’t Let Imposter Syndrome get in your Way
(Also published on Stuff Writers Like) If you have ever been struck by the thought, “I’m a fraud; I can’t really do this,” you know that it feels very isolating. But in fact, research shows that as ma...
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