Grades: a (practical) joke 'Practical' because grades are useful. And 'joke' because school replaced the reasons for their usefulness while no one was looking. I had a panic attack in a psychology class after getting a C+ on a test. I know I love psychology. I have books by Freud, Jung, and Nietzsche on my bookshelf. But the… Continue reading Grades: a (practical) joke

“But I don’t have any original ideas”

Right. Neither do I. Neither does anyone. The idea doesn't belong to you. It belongs to us. Steven Pressfield pointed out that resistance is what gets us stuck. But resistance wasn't his idea. He didn't invent what it feels like to be stuck. Stuck creatives invented what it feels like to be stuck by feeling┬ástuck.… Continue reading “But I don’t have any original ideas”