My Top Ten Blog Posts Of 2022

I’m not one for packaging the year gone by, although it’s a truism that New Year’s Eve and Day is the second of two annual occasions I can count on to depress me.

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Questioning The Questions

This week’s edition of the Culture Study newsletter is an interview with one D.L. Mayfield which links to Mayfield’s own newsletter whose recent edition talks about autism tests and quizzes.

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On The Politics Of Centrifugal Depletion

Scattered throughout the most recent years of this blog are citings of L. M. Sacasas’ newsletter, The Convivial Society. While an onging work of the philosophy of technology, it’s come up here more than once in the context of my writing about burnout in its various but related forms.

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The Tragedy Of The Federated

I feel like over the past couple of years, I keep running into arguments and research suggesting that the so-called “tragedy of the commons”, along with other similar bugbears, is a myth.

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What You Call Pathological Might Be Adaptation

There’s a thing I’ve come back to a few times over the past several months that I could have sworn I’d written about, but if it isn’t here on the blog I don’t know where it would have been outside of the odd note here and there before a therapy session.

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