Monthly Archives: September 2016

Telling better stories: middles

A few weeks ago I helped someone with a writing project and having to explain things that I understand intuitively opened my eyes to a lot of things about the way we communicate. So what I’m going to talk about

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On complaining

I aim to see the good or at least harmless intent behind other people’s behavior and I’ve been focusing this week on not being annoyed by people complaining. So I think there are good reasons that inspire people to complain

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All the things wrong with opposing the Burqa ban

I’ve spent my entire life opposing religious oppression, insidious and overt, and I’m embarrassed for anyone who would stop their opposition because of the skin colour of their opponents. And to be clear, the opponent isn’t a woman wearing a

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