There’s a lot of shaming and blaming going around the internet right now, and a lot of it’s got (reasonably) good intentions behind it. The problem is, it’s easy to feel self-righteous when you come from privilege. It’s also easy to feel self-righteous when you make snap judgments without context, when you’ve got a convenient … More Shaming is Ugly. Full Stop.
Here are couple of pieces of context to balance a lot of the flailing going around the internet. This is not meant to discourage people from current attempts to flatten the curve, but I’m putting it here because I think that a lot of the discussion around Social Distancing has been remarkably binary. Flattening the … More Some Context for You C19 Freakout
I’m going to preface this with the fact that I have a brother in active service (US Navy), and 18 years ago I had a classmate whose mother worked in the twin towers and a mother who worked for the federal government in DC. I am well aware of the direct impact that the attacks … More The Forgotten (Ignored?) Victims of 9/11