Criticism

Some thoughts on the “maker” ethos.

As the year has progressed, my content consumption has only increased. Here are a few pieces from the past couple of months that I think are worth your time.

Today, I write my first "listicle," a truly genius form. Taking other people's content, repackaging it with the hottest "hot takes" and serving it back to you, lukewarm. Here’s a small window into my thinking through the books, podcasts, and articles that have stuck with me over the past months.

How one decides to theorize the news, and especially how one thinks about truth, is symptomatic of numerous other calculations: political systems, economic flows, and material comforts. The most consistent factor is ourselves, and the self-referential paradox we mold from the world around us.