The End of Animal Farming? A Q&A with Jacy Reese

Jacy Reese wants to end animal farming. You can tell, because that is the title of his new book: The End of Animal Farming. Reese is a committed “effective altruist,” which means that he spends his time thinking about what actions will most efficiently help as many sentient creatures as possible and eliminate the most […] …

The End of Animal Farming? A Q&A with Jacy Reese

Do This When Your Kid Stares at People With Disabilities   

Kids are naturally curious—this is a wonderful thing. But they also haven’t mastered social cues. This can make parents uncomfortable. Daniel T. Willingham is the father of 15-year-old Esprit, who has a rare chromosomal disorder called trisomy-18. She cannot walk or speak. Cognitively, she’s comparable to a…Read more……

Do This When Your Kid Stares at People With Disabilities   

Redux: A storyteller, a shooter

This piece originally ran a year ago, Sept 22, 2018. Right now I’m in the bowels of the Grand Canyon, sending up a flare of a redux. I often think back to this story, especially when violence swells in the world. This is one small antidote. I was with a group kayaking and camping on […] …

Redux: A storyteller, a shooter