Whatever the outcome of tomorrow's election, at least we can all look forward to the end of the junk calls and political ad bombardment. But until then... https://player.vimeo.com/video/474514167
One time at a writing workshop, someone asked the speaker for tips on writing in omniscient. His response: Unless you're Tolstoy, don't do it. Well, call me Tolstoy. The thing is, I really wasn't trying to swim upstream. I had to rewrite my novel in omniscient. Doing so cut it down to a manageable size, … Continue reading Omniscient—Do You Dare?
And it did. Maybe we shouldn't be happy that California and other states have legalized marijuana. At this point, we need every last brain cell just to carry on. And we have not only Trump to consider, but also the major Republican win all over the map. Who will check Trump? Where's the balance? I get … Continue reading It Can Happen Here
I'm working on a project with Andreas (you may know him as "Nannus") to translate Frege's "On the Scientific Justification of a Concept Script," which is funny since I don't know much about Frege—close to nothing—and I don't speak German. Nannus, however, is a native German speaker with a strong grasp of English and logic, … Continue reading Translating in the Dark
A few years back I went to a lecture intended for professors and graduate students in philosophy. It was open to the public, even minimally publicized, but the second I entered the classroom I realized no other 'outsiders' had attended. The lecture turned out to be very technical, chock full of scholarly jargon. But after … Continue reading The Will to Believe