ATELOPHOBIA: the fear of imperfection or not being good enough

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I read an article from the Atlantic magazine about The Power of ‘Good Enough’ by Olga Khazan.  The gist of it is that we are living in an age when “good enough” is either the latest craze, or the latest signal of doom.   In her article, Khazan points out that there are just too many […]

BEMUSED DUDGEON: confused resentment

In a very well written NY Times op-ed piece on August 10, Ta-Nehisi Coates, editor of the Atlantic, uses the term bemused dudgeon. The piece is about former Governor Romney’s commentary on the role of culture in attaining success. Having never heard the term dudgeon before, it led me on an investigative journey.  I discovered […]