Identity: II

The identity problem applies to our age of authenticity. If our identities are malleable and fluctuating, how are we to…

Identity: I

If we are to be authentic, we must have an identity to be authentic to. Yet, in our modern world…

Authenticity: II

Naturally, in an age of authenticity and promotion of all our impulses, we mustn’t allow that some of our impulses…

Authenticity: I

We live in an age of authenticity, where being authentic to who we are is one of our highest goals.…

1.26.2018: Violence

Violent conflicts create zones of silence in a society. The deeds and responsibility of the perpetrators are concealed. Thus also…

Laughter

There are few better tonics than the bright, fluttering laugh of a child. It is an intimate and innocent burst,…

Conflict…

In the best stories, the conflict is clear. I think of a writing teacher’s admonition: “Clarify the conflict, but complicate…