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A Proposal Regarding Proposals

Mom: It’s a rhetorical question.  READ MORE

Animality

Vampires, zombies, and nightmares are good and useful things? Maybe it's restful for our brains to engage in a world of fight or flight where attention can be paid to large and largely simple fictional forces? We spend so much of our lives parsing and comparing endlessly intricate arguments and experiences, so a frightening world that operates on a simple binary of right vs. wrong provides relief? A sanctuary away from our norm? READ MORE

PDP (Public Displays of Pain)

The world generally agrees that anything more than momentary PDA goes against decorum, citing the public interest and the risk of distracting drivers or other operators of heavy machinery, etc. But, how should we feel about PDP, public displays of pain? READ MORE