Your power

A couple of questions this week: Who is making your choices? Who or what do you think is going to save you? It’s pretty clear to me that conscious “I” didn’t start making my choices until about a year and a half ago. It’s hard to pin down who/what was making my choices before that, and…… Continue reading Your power


Too much optimization

Did you see this article by Alexandra Schwartz in the most recent issue of The New Yorker? In the print version, it’s called “Resolutions,” but I think the digital version’s title is much more apt: “Improving Ourselves to Death.” It’s about obsessive self-improvement and how it’s a reflection of our current economic and cultural priorities and beliefs.…… Continue reading Too much optimization