A few years ago, in what seemed a different life, I had an experience that deeply impacted me and shaped much of how I viewed myself in relation to the people I encounter. The catalyst at the time was viewing the movie Silver Linings Playbook.Read more "Forgotten Margins, Revisited"
It’s been a long time, but I remember high school discussions about whether altruism is possible. We wrestled with the question of “Is it really possible to do anything without being motivated by self-interest?” There is an episode of Friendsthat deals with it as well. Phoebe wants to believe it with all her might, and […]Read more "The One Where Love is Always Self-interested"