My first piece for the recently launched and SUPER AWESOME Everything is Problematic.

Everything is Problematic

“Each generation of adolescents makes its own sort of search for meaning. The pilgrimage of the young is individual, though it is committed in concert … The shape and color and sound of the young pilgrims’ journey changes from generation to generation, defiantly defining itself against its predecessors. Yet in every generation the unrest, the seeking, the hunger are the same”

I recently heard a Professor say, “You can only be a Marxist in college, so enjoy it while you can!” I don’t know if she meant that college is the only time it is socially acceptable to be a Marxist, that in the ‘real world’ Marxism is impractical, or some combination of the two. In any case, the implication remains the same— only the young can be radical. I would like to say that this is untrue, that anyone can be radical, that radicalism is timeless, but I can…

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