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Broom-Scrolling? Assume-Scrolling? Bloom-Scrolling? – what comes after Doom-Scrolling?

“The true path is along a rope, not a rope suspended way up in the air, but rather only just over the ground. It seems more like a tripwire than … Continue reading

March 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

What teaching online taught me

“In the race between education and catastrophe, which Mr. H.G. Wells pointed out long ago, we can already see the finish line. And at the moment, catastrophe is in the … Continue reading

August 10, 2020 · 1 Comment

Plague Poems – The Eighth Week

Freedom is not a concept that can be easily defined. But I am sure that there must be more to freedom than shopping. * You who enjoy the parks while … Continue reading

May 15, 2020 · 14 Comments

A Failure of the Imagination – COVID-19 and Catastrophe

“I have published these words in order to prevent them from becoming true. If we do not stubbornly keep in mind the strong probability of the disaster, and if we … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · 10 Comments

Plague Poems – The Seventh Week

Before you face the new week pause and remember the horrors of the previous week. By this week’s end last week’s many tragedies will be forgotten displaced by new woeful … Continue reading

May 6, 2020 · 14 Comments

Plague Poems – The Sixth Week

Where once there were seven kinds of days now there are only two the bad days and the worse ones. How strange it is to long for the banality of … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · 14 Comments

Plague Poems – The Fourth Week

If the experts are to be believed than this shall be a most difficult week. Was not last week also a most difficult week? Certainly, it was, but by this … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · 15 Comments

Plague Poems – The Third Week

It is not that the days of the week have (truly) lost all sense of meaning. But that the anxiety and loathing we once felt regarding Monday is now applicable … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · 14 Comments

How not to get sick at the library

There is nothing to be gained from obfuscation, so let us be clear, there is a growing level of concern about the coronavirus COVID-19. There is absolutely no reason to … Continue reading

February 27, 2020 · 6 Comments

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