Category: rhetoric

In love with the view and writing in journals, three writers sit on the deck of a fire outlook overlooking Hells Canyon in NE Oregon.

Do What You Love: You Are Saying it Wrong

The Love Affect “Do what you love.” We’ve been saying it backwards. This confusion isn’t our fault because we give and receive this platitude casually, thinking it makes us sound enlightened. On the surface, this bumper sticker sounds satisfying and achievable, like building then sitting by a fire. Looking deeper, however, “do what you love” is more like your last,…