Author: Carla Cook

Building a Nicer Machine

The luxury of sitting with one’s thoughts, examining them minutely as if they were a diamond in your hand, is an undeniable privilege. Just as there are no atheists in foxholes, the number of people in Syria fretting over the tax deadline is likely a single digit. I’m here today to say, however, that I would like my thoughts to please take a seat and shut the fuck up. I am very grateful I am not being gassed by my own government (yet). I am glad the universe didn’t choose North Korea as my place of birth. I’m lucky...

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