Management Terror Theory

There’s a semi-recent theory in psychology called Terror Management Theory and it concerns how we all try to live with the fact that we’re going to die. It says that in trying to deal with this we build churches, create nationalities to celebrate, busy ourselves with projects (like writing) and enter other worlds through books…

The Sacrifices We Make for Work

I recently have become increasingly aware of a practice I find somewhat disturbing: specifically the practice of parents routinely allowing babies to cry alone until they fall asleep. While it strikes me as barbaric, it has been described to me as necessary for anyone in the given household to get any sleep. In many homes…