Wonder and Enchantment

About Baking Bread and Changing the World

I baked bread this weekend, and I changed the world. Even if only a little bit. Bread is amazing because the end of the process is radically different from the beginning. For instance, when I made bread this weekend, I started off with a mess of yeast and oats a water that looked like this:… Continue reading About Baking Bread and Changing the World

Lists of Essential and Inspiring Matters, Uncategorized, What is Just?

26 Things to Google Besides Politics or Presidents–Whatever Your Political Party

I really like politics. I study social and political philosophy for part of my job, and I get really jazzed about things like social contract theory (like that of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and John Rawls.) I also love researching and writing about practical political issues like immigration, human rights, environmental issues, and political theories about… Continue reading 26 Things to Google Besides Politics or Presidents–Whatever Your Political Party

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Uncategorized, What is Just?, Working With Painful Emotions

Affirmations When You Feel Politically Overwhelmed

Most of us feel overwhelmed by politics sometimes. Here are ten affirmations you can use when you feel that way. One: I take politics and democratic engagement one day at a time. You aren't required to solve all the problems of the world today. So take it one day at a time. You will figure… Continue reading Affirmations When You Feel Politically Overwhelmed