Food for Thought: 2018-01-23
This essay from LeGuin helps explain why her writing is so great: The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction
Update: She has passed
Waging Nonviolence interviews the executive director of Life After Hate and and they discuss how we help people leave violent organizations.
“I’m simply tired and bored by a progressive Christianity that doesn’t believe in anything, at least anything beyond Jesus being a model exemplar of liberal humanism.” From Experimental Theology
Experimental Theology looks at idolatry in the workplace.
Quality essay on Toxic Tech Culture.
Cory Doctorow says there’s more to the long game in the attention wars.
Related: Here’s how to turn your phone greyscale, with a quick shortcut to restore color when you need it.
“The #Resistance Just Gave Darth Vader’s NSA Broad Spy Powers” Less sarcastic article here.
Solid Last Jedi thinkpiece roundup:
Why so many men hate The Last Jedi but can’t agree on why from Bitter Gertrude
Lure of Myth from Slate
From the makers of Juicero, we now have “raw water”. Yes, people are charging exorbitant amounts for dangerous water.
Shellfish, which generally stay in the same area, are good subjects for observing the effects of our waste entering the ocean.