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More self-knowledge isn't always better.
Writing about American politics in 2022 is like being the hundredth car to stop and rubberneck at a terrible roadside crash.
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Four authorial futures for a world where AI can write.
A quick announcement about this newsletter's future.
A review of a strange, but ultimately persuasive, pop psychology book.
Doing the work that really matters, even when it doesn't look like work.
There's a Billy McFarland inside all of us.