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Working Class Philosopher

I live in Texas. This constitutes a number of different conceptions of what, in general, the culture here is like. I’ve spoken to Canadians that were certain we still ride...

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Unlearning and Re-Learning: No Ego Required

Learn, unlearn, re-learn.  Mixed mental artists approach this in various ways, none of which are wrong, they are on the path that suits them.  We do, however, tend to see this...

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The Romance of the 196 Kingdoms: If you don’t like what bad ISIS is doing, then help us build good ISIS.

Sometime after college, I stumbled on the fact that out of thousands of years of literature, there were four novels that the Chinese people had picked out as the greats. Think...

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This Saint Patrick’s Day, let’s all engage in Irish cultural appropriation!

Even when I was at college, there was a tremendous sensitivity to cultural appropriation that I didn’t understand. Growing up all over the world, I spent my time with ex-pats...