Feb 102014

Woody Allen, years ago, fell in love with his wife’s daughter, with the girl/woman his own adoptive children, and his (putatively) biological child knew as their sister. The relationship between Allen and his wife’s daughter, now his wife, has proved durable, and by all accounts genuine. I’ve been writing recently about the folly of judgment, […]

Feb 102014
Addiction and judgment (more on Philip Seymour Hoffman)

Blaming addicts for their addictions is unhelpful. It is not “true” to say that Philip Seymour Hoffman was selfish; it’s a judgment, a subjective claim. I was harsh in reply to something Dumb Domme – a super smart, very thoughtful, and very funny writer with whom I disagree occasionally (or more accurately, who disagrees with […]

Dec 072012

The hottest girl in the world (THGITW), other than my wife, had her own reply to my post the other day, about cheating and judgment, and to the responses in the comments, but since she is the hottest girl in the world (other than my wife), I thought I’d let her speak her mind in […]

Dec 052012

Lately, I’ve been observing – and feeling – all sorts of judgment. Now, when I’m at my best, I’m almost entirely non-judgmental. I don’t like judgment, don’t like judging people, don’t like feeling judged. The truth is, I think it’s rarely possible to judge someone fairly without walking a life in their shoes (forget a […]