The media must stop underestimating the severity of this illness

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The single life isn’t as great as you remember

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Is it really so bad to grow old?

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How I Changed My Mind

I used to think ‘an eye for an eye’ was fair and just, but I’ve seen enough to know it’s not

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Your intentions tell me something important about who you are and help me decide how to respond to your bad actions

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Lessons learned from my struggle with religious scrupulosity

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The true value of a thing is found in the stories it has to share

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If Biden becomes president, making modest overtures to moderates would serve his governing interests

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D.A. Kirk

Outer space enthusiast. Japanese history junkie. I write about politics, culture, and mental illness. Disagreement is a precursor to progress.

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