Archive for November 2019

The litmus test for elected officials

Election coverage today is taking up more and more of our time, and saturating the landscape of political media. When it is not about Trump it is about the election. What is happening, though, is that we are being talked at about it. That is because we are relatively passive about the process, and that has... Read more »

Thoughts on monogamy

One of the problems with monogamy is that it encourages us to treat a partner as something other than a friend. You don’t, after all, feel anger towards a friend if they have positive experiences with other people. There’s some sort of idea of ownership and a feeling that we should be all our partner... Read more »