A Very Short Analysis of “On Being a Cripple” By Nancy Mairs

Last month my English Professor assigned this heartwarming and inspirational narrative essay for our class to read and write up a short analysis on. I found Mairs’s writing honest, accessible, and moving. I look forward to reading more of her work. I’ll leave a link to the essay at the bottom of the page for […]

A Minor Critique of the Enlightenment From an Unenlightened Indigenous Guy

Last week in Medical Anthropology class, I was assigned a reading that introduced me to biomedicine. It was a short and informative read that touched on the history of biomedicine, which included Rene Descartes and the Enlightenment movement. I found Descartes’s ideas really interesting. The article also included some criticisms of biomedicine from the sociology […]

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