Moderation

The news, a Swiss self-help guru claims, is worse than alcoholism.  Swiss writer Rolf Dobelli wrote a piece called Avoid the News, which was a major inspiration for Dutch journalist Rob Wijnberg, who went on to found The Correspondent. That publication recently reprinted part of Dobelli’s essay.  “Today, I’m “clean”. Since 2010, I’ve been entirely … [Read more…]

I Want To Be A Millenial Nun

Highline, HuffPo’s long form magazine section, had an article this week by Eve Fairbanks about millennial nuns.  She writes:  And near the end of the 2000s, a half-dozen old friends I’d remembered as logical skeptics and trend-forward internet connoisseurs had become deeply religious. Some of them had been raised loosely Catholic, some had not. They … [Read more…]

23 And More Than Me

Police in California have caught a serial rapist. The Golden State Killer was been linked to 12 murders and 50 rapes in the last forty years. A good thing right? Not for privacy activists. Police caught the man after uploading DNA from one of the crime scenes to a website called GEDMatch. Like a number … [Read more…]