Our families are supposed to model how we build intimacy. But they also model how we feel alone: our experience of loneliness in our families becomes a proxy for the way we feel lonesome in the world. via The Sunday Rumpus Essay: What Do You Bring Pauline? – The Rumpus.net.
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In fact, I’m not an atheist—I’m a scientist. Atheism is the belief that there is no god, and you declare there is no god: “Come, my fellow atheists, let us march together and conquer those idiots who think there is a god—all these other tribes. We’re going to prevail.” I would even say I’m agnostic because I’m a scientist. Being an agnostic means saying, dogmatically, that we will never be able to know, so give […]
Some advice from Bob Newhart that my friend Ann just gave me, in re: worrying about my writing —
View image | gettyimages.com The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life. — Zadie Smith Related articles Writing Tip: Tips For Writers From Zadie Smith
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