Rules of the (Discursive) Road

by Robert Gressis ___ Imagine that the rules of the road were the following: [1] In general, you’re allowed to drive wherever you want, though some places are off-limits, either because they’re not public roads, or because you don’t have money for the toll, or because they’re temporarily closed. [2] Similarly, you must follow the... Continue Reading →

Twenty-Five Things Everyone Used to Understand

by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ What strikes me more than anything about our current moment is how utterly alien the dominant zeitgeist is from that of just a few decades ago. Increasingly, I find myself unable even to comprehend people’s reactions to social, political, and cultural developments, let alone identify with them. This rather abrupt... Continue Reading →

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