If luxury is defined as the non-essential, desirable, and extravagant, do we actually have some power to live luxuriously these days?
This is a word of caution on the accidental influencers: regular people whose authority lies in follower counts or engagement metrics, experts in one field who somehow also get influencer status in a field they know nothing about, beginners like myself who sometimes are promoted too soon.
Perhaps making it through sans magnum opus is the best thing many of us can do right now and if we’re not living our Best Life, at least it’s still a Life.
While it’s even more tempting to double our efforts or throw more people at the problem, there can definitely be too many cooks in the kitchen and simply throwing more meat into the oven won’t get you more roasts faster. I used to watch a… Read More
(For a more in-depth look into Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories, the New York Times wrote a wonderful explainer on why they spread and why stopping their spread matters.) The late Miriam Defensor Santiago of the Philippines once quipped in response to allegations of death threats being… Read More