The Business of Being Human (UD Talk, Part I)

The Business of Being Human (UD Talk, Part I)

4 years ago with no comments
This is the first of three parts of a talk given at the University of Dallas on October 19th, 2015. Photographs gratefully used with permission from Elizabeth Kerin. ★ I want to start by giving you some background. It’s easy to forget to do this, because it’s easy to forget that I’ve been thinking about this question since I was fourteen, which is eighteen years ago, and ...

Redlining, Part I of V: Know You Better

5 years ago with 22 comments
I’ve been trying for months to write a post to answer a simple question: whether a man can fall in love with another man. After a lot of false starts, I found out that the only way to answer the question is to tell a couple of stories. That’s how the best questions usually work anyway. ★ I had only known S. for a month or two, and we had just come back from the bar. Two ...