De-cluttering is not effective altruism: review of Jeff Shinabarger’s More or Less

When my contact at Patheos forwarded me an e-mail about the book club Patheos was going to be doing on Jeff Shinabarger’s book More or Less: Choosing a Lifestyle of Excessive Generosity, I was excited. It may have been just the subtitle that did it; if not the subtitle, then the book’s website with its [Read More…]

Goodbye Asia!

Less than six hours to my flight. Here’s a picture of the incompletely packed sum of all my worldly possessions: [Read more…]

If you want to go see Angkor Wat…

Right now I’m in Siem Reap, which is where you stay if you want to see the Angkor ruins, which most famously include Angkor Wat. I know I have at least one friend who will be coming this way soon, so I thought I’d type up some suggestions for people visiting here. [Read more…]


And now for something completely different: a guest post I wrote for my friend Chris’ travel blog about a weekend trip I took to Jeju island.¬†I think I tweeted it yesterday, but what the heck I can post the link here too.¬†Warning, some pics NSFW. [Read more…]