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Tom Dillon

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Tom Dillon was born in Anchorage, AK, but lived up and down the West coast throughout his life. He now lives in Olympia, WA, with his amazing wife and their animals.

Earlier this week, Quartz published a piece about how philosophy has failed in its essential role of helping us to make sense of our worldby focusing on academic navel-gazing. My initial reaction was that, yeah, they should be doing a better job. My second reaction was that as someone who values and studies philosophy, there is no “they”, it is my job as much as anyone else’s to rectify the sit...

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Try Not To Panic

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Symbiotes

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Succession

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Horizon

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The Press

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“Be careful with this one" said Dina, bending down to greet the cat. "All cats are half jinn, but I think she's three quarters.”
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“Look at all the Eastern writers who've written great Western literature. Kazuo Ishiguro. You'd never guess that The Remains of the Day or Never Let Me Go were written by a Japanese guy. But I can't think of anyone who's ever done the reverse-- any Westerner who's written great Eastern literature. Well, maybe if we count Lawrence Durrell - does the Alexandria Quartet qualify as Eastern literature?"
"There is a very simple test," said Vikram. "Is it about bored, tired people having sex?"
"Yes," said the convert, surprised.
"Then it's western.”
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