Jeffrey Baird

October 1, 2021

Abolish the Police?

What I Got Wrong About Police Abolition If you ask my mom, one thing that made me difficult to raise was my absolute refusal to do what I was told. I feel like I was born with an innate distaste for authority figures. My most consistent political belief has been, "fuck the police." Police abolition, therefore, fits my ideological insti...
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March 25, 2021

Sébastien Cousteau

For some people reading about other people's D&D characters is the most boring activity imaginable. If you are one of those people, please do not read any further. You have been warned 😜. One of my (guilty?) pleasures is getting the characters I play in tabletop games drawn by an artist. I see it as a way to both support an artist whos...
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March 5, 2021

No Self, No Problem

I spent years trying to understand what was wrong with my brain. Why, despite having a wonderful life, was I so miserable? I had a great job, great friends, a supportive family, and the best partner in the world. The only thing I wanted to change was me. And that made me miserable. When I spent time with therapists examining what I wan...
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March 4, 2021

A Service I Am Willing to Pay For

I started using Hey several days ago, and I am hooked. Email is useful again! I am no longer put off responding to or feel overwhelmed by the unread emails. I remained on the fence about paying for the service until Jason announced this blogging feature. I think this is like Substack for regular folks. I'm interested to see if I can do...
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