16 Things You Can Do While You’re Stuck At Home

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Many of us are spending these days at home, locked away from the world in our own private spaces, where other’s people sorrow and suffering is an external reality that reaches us only through media stories and the statistics of infection and mortality. Maybe you’re with your family. Maybe you’re with your kids. Maybe you’re … Continue reading 16 Things You Can Do While You’re Stuck At Home

Coronavirus Anti-Panic Post—To All the People Who Are Stockpiling Toilet Paper

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We are living through a pandemic that occurs in the information age—an age that "boasts" more news outlets, more experts, and ultimately more opinions than probably any previous age. This means we have to deal not only with hordes of troublesome microorganisms but also with an infodemic—and the panic, anger, and discrimination that come with … Continue reading Coronavirus Anti-Panic Post—To All the People Who Are Stockpiling Toilet Paper

How Books Choose Us—Sometimes At Least

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We like to think that we choose the books we read. That we pick them from bestseller lists or grab them off the shelf based on friend’s recommendations. But is that really so? I like to enter bookstores and glance at the bestsellers and new arrivals. I like also to look at the classics lining … Continue reading How Books Choose Us—Sometimes At Least