Statue of William Shakespeare captioned "The Only Darkness is Ignorance"

Embracing Ignorance

Ignorant. Something has been bothering me about the way we use that word. Let’s turn to my preferred dictionary, Merriam Webster, to see its definition: 1 a : destitute of knowledge or education, an ignorant society; also : lacking knowledge or comprehension of the thing specified, parents ignorant of modern mathematics b : resulting from […]

Can’t Feminism Just Be For All of Us?

I am tired. I’m twenty-five, and I am tired. This article makes a number of reasonable points. When I rail, in just a moment, against the “feminism” of the established generation, I don’t mean to single this article out as an example of Problematic Feminism™. I certainly don’t mean to diminish the point that—in some ways—sexism […]