Let’s Play a Game: Life as an Escape Room

We’ll start with an assumption: Life is an escape room – one of those games where you’re trapped in a room, and have to find and synthesize strange clues to escape (you may know it best as one of the many online game variants). This is not a new assumption. Many religions conditionally promise some version of heavenly escape after death. If you do the right things… More Let’s Play a Game: Life as an Escape Room

The One Where I Talk About Race, Among Other Things

I’ve stayed away from this. I’ve avoided throwing my two cents onto the race/police brutality table. As I’ve stated before, and expanded on here, my general disposition toward society is something like detachment. It’s halfway between not caring at all and being bewilderingly astonished. Between this and not knowing if any words could have an impact, I’ve stayed… More The One Where I Talk About Race, Among Other Things

  Three days ago I returned from a three-week backpacking trip in Europe. It was a nice trip. A lot of things happened to my mind and with my perception of myself in the world as a result of witnessing other approaches to being alive every day. These realizations and new intuitions are from so many… More Travel Tips (No, not really)