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PAST IS PROLOGUE

Play is a serious business. But seriousness does not exclude fun.

Image: Pieter Brueghel the Elder: Children’s Games. 1560. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.


PAST IS PROLOGUE

If we want to work better, first we need to think better

“The Seasons” by Pieter Brueghel the Elder from the Metropolitan Museum of Art online collection. Image: Public domain via Wikimedia Commons

What is work?


A series in which I answer the inane questions your children ask, but with a side of existential dread

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More to That

Your world is small, but it won’t be for much longer

Sleeping cartoon baby on a yellow-to-dark-blue gradient.
Sleeping cartoon baby on a yellow-to-dark-blue gradient.
Illustrations: More To That


Humans 101

A lesson from children about etiology, phenomenology, epistemology, and learning ethics from nature

Autumn leaves.
Autumn leaves.
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Asking questions about autumn


Planet Soul

It’s not about religion. It’s about being honest with yourself.

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More To That

Our expectations of the world are truly perplexing

Illustrations: More To That


More To That

The heroes that matter most are the ones we don’t see

Illustrations: More To That


Past Is Prologue

When you have nothing to live for, you’ll let anyone tell you what to believe

An archival photo of Hitler in the midst of a crowd in Nuremberg.
An archival photo of Hitler in the midst of a crowd in Nuremberg.
Adolf Hitler welcomed by supporters at Nuremberg. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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