The Basics: More often than not, people do get the government they deserve

Photo by mohamed Abdelgaffar from Pexels One of the joys of the modern world is that almost anyone can voice their opinion. At the same time, one of the worst aspects of the modern world is that very few of those opinions are actually worth paying attention to (says the author without any hint of … Continue reading The Basics: More often than not, people do get the government they deserve

The Basics: On Reality and Language

Photo by Tom Swinnen from Pexels The Basics is a series in which we cover topics, ideas and methods that parents think their kids are supposed to learn in school. The reality is that most of the content in this series is taught by parents themselves, although not in an overt or structured way. Because … Continue reading The Basics: On Reality and Language

On time healing everything

A few days after my grandpa died, some of my schoolmates told me to give it some time, that things would get better on their own. As I was a 7-year-old at the time, and so were them, that advice seemed to make sense, and I took it to heart. However, I would like to … Continue reading On time healing everything