• That’s not what I meant - There’s always the moment where we think, ‘that’s not what I meant’ but it just costs too much energy to correct it. And we just let the conversation float to somewhere I never would have thought to be, because that’s an awful place. By habit, I often start the conversation with something I read about somewhere which I find intriguing or worth thinking. Although, it does require particular audiences with whom I should have something common. The idea sometimes lingers on too intensely, I can associate that topic with almost everything - gay rights with toasts, trees with emotions - while not realising who I’m talking to. One day, I was talking with someone who used to be an athlete when I happened to gabbled about my then current interest: equality issues for transgenders which I read from "The Politics of Bathrooms." It was a great piece to make me think about something we all could … Continue reading "That’s not what I meant"