I respond to Tara Sophia Mohr’s recent Huffington Post article, “Why BlogHer ’11 Got Me Angry,” with my own thoughts.
It always startles me when something I love gets really mixed reviews. I used to take it personally, but it’s happened enough times now that I think I’d better just get used to it — it’s bound to come out in my own work too.
How do we ease suffering in the world? How do we reconcile our privilege with others’ misery? Can an individual without traumatic history still make art?