Is There Really A Self? (& 10 PM Explorations of Being)
What if, as Plato said in his allegory of the cave, we only see shadows of reality, and that is because of the frailty that is our humanity?
When you get stuck in something—even when it’s something good—long enough, you start craving for something better.
The Weight of a Life in Wonder
At certain moments of your life, the question comes, during a pause: What am I doing here? What the hell am I doing here?
Of Grit and Grace
Much has been said about persistence and perseverance: how, if you are only forceful and determined enough, you could achieve whatever it is that you set your mind to.
For the Privileged, a Performance of the Poor
The real enemy is the invisible one that never shows its face: the system that creates these tensions between peoples of different classes.
On the Kano Model and the LGBT Movement: Musings on the Intersections of my Startup and Advocacy Life
The Kano model is a customer satisfaction theory popular in the startup world. But does it also fit in the fight for LGBT rights?
The Knife They Give Us
This is what they do to us: they give us the knife and convince us to stab ourselves. They make us believe that we deserve it—that we, the sinful, should bleed.
A Necessary Fear
This was a draft I began writing in August 2014. I am not sure why I didn’t get to finish this. I am publishing this now with some thoughts I’ve added, four years later. Today I had an anxiety attack. It wasn’t the first, nor the worst, but it crept from behind and surprised me.…