Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hurrah for cynicism! A toast to self-loathing!

What, you think I’m against these things? To be sure, a cheap cynicism is an ugly thing: the cynicism of those who can’t handle the responsibility to act in an ethical way. The cynicism of business and government—of the manipulator, … Continue reading

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Notebook entry, July 2010

From a notebook I kept in the summer of 2010. I was speaking of developing my writing, but there’s a larger application to growth in general. “It is my better self I am trying to release, perhaps my best self, … Continue reading

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