The Basics

The basics: On our frame of reference

Photo by Burst from Pexels Whenever we measure, cut, read, listen to, eat, cook, write, or think about anything, we need something that anchors us to our prior experiences and which allows us to make sense of what we are now going through. This is something that we all do, and, as we tend to … Continue reading The basics: On our frame of reference

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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

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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

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