Today: The past few days have been hour after hour of depression and anger. Maybe it's the air pollution in Lampang, which is raging right now and seems…

January 2023

Today: 1. Wendell Berry: The Work of Local Culture (Part 1) 2. Let’s Stop Calling Everything We Don’t Like a Conspiracy Theory 3. My Flamboyant Grandson…
Today: 1. Legendary Producer Rick Rubin on Creativity as a Way of Being 2. Rick Rubin: How to Access Your Creativity 3. Algorithms Don’t Feel. Data…
Today: 1. The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling 2. How to Pursue Truth in Six Steps 3. Epistemological Panic, or Thinking for Yourself 4. Inside the…
Today: 1. Grief Made Me a Person 2. Dr. Sam Harris: Using Meditation to Focus, View Consciousness & Expand Your Mind 3. The Year the West Erased Women…

December 2022

Today: 1. This Year for Christmas 2. Real Life Does Not Fit the Narrative 3. The Curriculum Wars Are Based on an Illusion 4. The Marriage of Liberalism…
Today: December 2013 I was living alone in a hole in the wall in the town where I now live again—a hole that I drove myself even deeper into via…
Today: Why Everyone Wants the Same Things Why Is Thinking Clearly So Difficult? The Art of Consolation Psalm 16 (Song of Forgiveness) What Kind of Man…

November 2022

Today: I’m sending this week’s IDST a little early to get ahead of Thanksgiving, a shining beacon of light that has afforded me 2.5 days off from work…
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Today: Is progress a myth? A piece about Kendrick Lamar’s refreshingly ballsy album Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers “The Heart Part 5” by Kendrick Lamar…
Today: It’s Veterans Day, which years ago became the the day I spend in my head with my grandpa. So I will be eschewing the usual IDST format this week…
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Today: Ari Shaffir. Jew. Weed in Thailand Study: medical cannabis reduces opioid usage A conversation about psychedelics Breathwork tutorials Destiny 1…
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