The Handmaid’s Tale: A Lecture

I got to see one of my literary heroes in person last night. Needless to say, it was a bit surreal. Margaret Atwood is, if possible, even more wry & witty in person than in her books.‬ She began her lecture by recounting the ways that The Handmaid’s Tale has been adapted to modern culture.… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A Lecture

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Passion vs. Career: Must I choose?

Yesterday I stumbled across this article, and as a two-month-old college graduate, I found it particularly striking: https://80000hours.org/career-guide/job-satisfaction/ Essentially, the article debunks many common myths that we hold to when it comes to our "dream career". Before I read the article, I'd already been thinking about this concept quite a lot (as most college graduates do,… Continue reading Passion vs. Career: Must I choose?