Posts tagged “addiction”

A Stillborn Child Leads to a Murder Charge—With Threat of Life in Prison

We are merciless out of desire to blame others for the world’s hardness and tragedy.

Posted March 28th, 2014

5 Things the Disease Model Gets Wrong About Addiction

Denying an addict’s will is a poor path to personal responsibility.

Posted February 12th, 2014

“Middlemarch” and What We Mean When We Say Shame Works

George Eliot reveals the cruelties and failures of shame as a form of social control.

Posted June 21st, 2013

“I Think My Liver Hurts”: Re-reading Dostoyevsky Sober

Last year I quit drinking, and read a ton of Dostoyevsky. Sadly, …

Posted February 3rd, 2013

Oslo, August 31

Last night I watched this tense, sad Norwegian movie at the West …

Posted August 24th, 2012