Potemkin U. (guest post)

Philosophy is not (inherently) at some remove from the hard, unyielding stuff of material reality, stuff that offers up resistance and much challenge. We build work we hope won’t get washed out but know that this can happen, and the…

Carrots and the Roots of Kindness

Gay writes: Complement this fragment of his wholly delightful Book of Delights with Lucille Clifton’s kindred poem “cutting greens,” then revisit Ross Gay (along with two centuries of other great writers, including Emily Dickinson, Virginia Woolf, Oliver Sacks, Jamaica Kincaid,…