Stop Using Nature as a Political Metaphor

In the midst of all the gender and sexual and political fights of our day one tactic I see on all sides that’s infuriates me is the reference to Nature to justify one’s position about how we humans should conduct ourselves. Nature is everything and nothing. Nature is…

On The Singular They And the Possibility of Life Beyond Postmodernity

I am large. I contain multitudes.  —Walt Whitman Merriam Webster’s page on the singular they is actually quite thoughtful and well balanced: "We will note that they has been in consistent use as a singular pronoun since the late 1300s; that the development of singular they mirrors the development…