Everything I Love About Drinking Too Much Liquor

The only memoir outside of LoT, this is a sobering look at my struggles with alcoholism. Don’t worry, it doesn’t end in a 12-step meeting and I’m not trying to be your sponsor. I’m actually quite stoned as I’m writing this teaser. I did put down the bottle though, and I’m never picking it back up for as long as I live. After you read this, you’ll see exactly why.

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Mass Shootings and Mental Health

This is an attempt at destigmatization through education. First, I explain why going on a mass shooting doesn’t necessarily mean someone has a mental diagnosis. Then I explain my two very serious diagnoses, Antisocial Personality Disorder(sociopathy) and Bipolar Disorder, in great detail before handing everyone the answer to the shooter crisis.

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Sane Conspiracies

This essay aims to help people practice better disciplined critical thinking by illustrating a common logical trap I used to fall into, laying out ground rules that make it impossible to make basic logical missteps, and then using those rules analyze some common conspiracy theories with that new perspective.

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