Why are angels such dicks?

Dean: Well, they are righteous, I mean, that’s kinda the problem. Of course there’s nothing more dangerous than some a-hole who thinks he’s on a holy mission. (Supernatural, 4.07) I just rewatched the Good Omens TV series for roughly the millionth time and a thought crossed my mind: why are angels such dicks? Let me explain.…

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10 ways to take anxiety out of travel

If you’re anything like me (that is, you take anti-anxiety meds daily to maintain a healthy, low-ish level of constant stress), then travel can be a bit of a nightmare. Especially cross-country travel that requires an airplane. Researchers have found that people tend to stress most about weather conditions, traffic jams/flight delays, and route finding…

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Practical philosophy

I’ve been studying a lot of ancient philosophy recently. Most of it is fascinating, but some of it is a bit tricky to apply to my life. I think that it’s mainly because the world has changed so much – concepts like intersectionality, for example, weren’t exactly topical in Socrates’s day – and we as…

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