I am not my parents. Mid-20th-century French philosophers wrote a lot about the mirror phase of development, or the point at which human babies begin to see themselves as separate from the world around them. (It’s been a decade since I studied all that, but I’m pretty sure Lacan was one of the authors I […] Read More..
In 40 days, I will be 40. I am doing a countdown covering brief life lessons I’ve picked up in these 40 years. Lesson 1: Humans need air, food, and water. Sometimes we are able to attain these things for ourselves, other times we need to have them provided for us. In my first year, […] Read More..