Philosophers are ageless. They practice learned ignorance, so they are open to being surprised by something and interested to understand it. They…
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He feels like he is a lie. An imposter. He could never actually live up to the image his aunt has of him in her imagination after years of praising his…
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She was always a good student in school. If she had points taken off on an assignment, she could tell you years later what those missed points were. She…
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Book reading notes
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Live to Work: Puritan Work Ethic Culture He works hard. He is from a culture where the Puritan work ethic is still very strong; being seen working hard…
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A confrontation concerning a harsh reality, a Come to Jesus Talk is honest, painful, and with good intentions. A true friend tells you the truth…
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In the Hebrew scriptures we have the book of Job, an odd narrative for several reasons. First, we have Job, the main character, who is not part of the…
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His work is late. He made a commitment to himself and others. He has practiced his excuses to deliver them just so. Like a compulsion, he feels a need…
Philosophical practice is a dialogue that uses Socratic questioning to exercise and improve critical thinking, to explore the self, and to identify and…
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Humans are in an unstable and disconcerting state, not fully animal, not quite divine, but with aspects of each. We have daily and societal needs, but…
Excerpts from a conference paper
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We love to receive a diagnosis. We love to discuss our diagnosis, to compare, to brag, to share. We are a bit obsessed with our labels, and find…