“Combining these seemingly conflicting principles produced characteristics of English political culture: suspicion of Utopias and zealots; trust in common sense and experience; respect for tradition; preference for gradual change; and the view that ‘compromise’ is victory, not betrayal.”
Changes in Chicago, how to be perfect, distractions vs. concentration, and teriyaki chicken.
Paterson, women breadwinners, hedgehogs, wisteria and more.
America First vs. The American Dream, conflict seekers vs. conflict avoiders, the United debacle and more.
Tyler Cowen, Garry Kasparov, and the progressive case for immigration.
Rock stars vs. super stars, not raising racist kids, women in tech, and a history of British photography.
Elif Batumen, AHCA, Terrence Malick and how to prioritize projects at work.
A few days late on this and again no articles to share this week because I’ve been focusing on Jude the Obscure and The Second Machine Age.
I’m trying to fall behind on news, only reading things that are about two or three weeks old. I’ve found that it helps me focus because I can edit out any articles that I saved in the past but turned out to be irrelevant or less interesting because of later developments.
Are video games the new opiate of the masses?