• Bad Personal Philosophy

    Too Much Space is a Dangerous Thing

    by  • March 29, 2012 • Bad Personal Philosophy, Writing • 4 Comments

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    I didn’t realize that the question of correct sentence spacing was… actually a question. When it came up, I nodded and laughed politely.  I’ve been told that it is stylistically unforgivable to leave a button-up shirt untucked, that wearing black socks with tennis shoes is a mark of absolute barbarism, and that one should...

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    So much beauty in the world

    by  • January 11, 2012 • Bad Personal Philosophy • 0 Comments

    …it’s hard to stay mad when there’s so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I’m seeing it all at once, and it’s too much. My heart fills up like a balloon that’s about to burst. Then I remember to relax, and stop trying to hold on to it, and then it...

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    Occupy What, Exactly?

    by  • October 27, 2011 • Bad Personal Philosophy, Events, Politics • 0 Comments

    The Occupy Wall Street movement (or the larger movement formerly known as Occupy Wall Street) has drifted on and off the front page so many times now it’s almost like deja vu.  I mean, didn’t we already read this headline?  But it refuses to die (2 of CNN’s “Latest News” category are devoted to...

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