Although I have long had a sense that personal privacy is critical to human flourishing, it was only more recently that I began to appreciate both the veracity of this intuition as well as grasp the logical argument for prioritizing it.
Needless to say, it was a [...]
It’s the morning after the election. I feel heavy. There seem to be an uncountable number of ways that Trump’s success and Hillary’s failure is a slight against my values and the future I wish to be a part of. I am disappointed that intransigent ego, the spewing of [...]
Em and I spent four days hiking around 2 of the 3 holy mountains in Yading Nature Reserve. The mountains are gigantesque. Each is over 6000 m. Chanadorjee (meaning ‘power’ in Tibetan), Jampelyang (meaning “wisdom”) and Chenresig (meaning [...]
“Woosh” my bamboo walking pole plunges effortlessly into the knee-deep snow. With the numbed fingers of my left hand I clasp at some sparse shrubbery. Suddenly, my right foothold slips. Then, my left sinks, deep into the wet snow. Fuck. I thrust my body into the mountain [...]
I’m on a plane to San Francisco. Finally.
I have quixotically built up this destination in my mind for years. While studying ‘entrepreneurship’ during my undergrad, while helping build a Canadian-based technology-enabled social enterprise startup upon graduation, [...]