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2018

19 February | The Problem of Free Will in the Era of Alternative Facts

13 February | The Process of Deep Work is the Reward itself

12 February | Staying Informed without Being a News Junkie

29 January | Stop Writing Shitty Copy

27 January | Creating a Random Post Link on a Jekyll Blog

08 January | Bitcoin, Ethics, Dopamine Hits and Moving On

2017

19 November | Creating a Tag Page with Jeykll

18 November | Feeding the Mind

14 November | Ten Days Of Silent Meditation At Suan Mokkh

26 October | Why We Need Darkness

22 October | A Manifesto for non-Theistic Spirituality

20 October | Reclaiming Our Ancestral Love of the Elements

14 October | My Three-Day Fast

03 October | Giving Up On the Gym

24 August | Compassion, Emptiness and Daily Practice

09 July | Making Educators Bear the Risk of Failure

05 July | This is not English

02 July | How to Develop Right Speech

25 June | The Pirahã: Language is Thinking

22 June | Scott Adams on Writing

28 May | A Martyr for Clear Writing

26 May | The Leap: Going from Pre-Intermediate to Advanced

20 May | When Language Classes are Productive

29 April | Plato Ruined your English

27 April | Meaning Trumps Grammar

20 February | Critical Reading: a Case Study

22 January | The Advanced Paradox

16 January | Classes without Scaffolding

09 January | How to Study English Independently

2016

05 November | Vestigial Structures in Language

29 October | Languages, Efficiency and Logic