If you asked random people on the street, they would be hard pressed to name a job that requires them to be more two-faced than lawyers. But I seem to have stumbled upon one.
First, this work seems too worldly. Second, I am skirting the Machiavellian. Third, I don’t buy into the Westphalian order.
To come back home, home again.
I heard in a homily recently that ‘advent’ is the beginning of ‘adventure’. And these are exciting times I guess. I had hoped that I could essayify this personal update in the pretentious way that I do sometimes, but events are racing forward too quickly. Already, I have left for my Iceland-Denmark trip (in fact, […]
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Background Facts leading up to the Lenten Discernment I still remember being excited to start work when I was in Part B. I remember thinking to myself that I would finally be doing some real work (as opposed to academic work), and be able to make a real difference. But I realise also how early it was that I had begun […]
(1) I will apply to the Geneva Academy to do a Masters in Transitional Justice next year. Applications open in December 2016. The term begins in (or around) August 2017. (2) I will tell Boss about (1) after Easter. I will also tell him that I wish to leave ASAP, but I will stay until he […]