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Welcome to, my little playground where I publish a lot. Here is the manifesto explaining how I use this website.

I am Kevin Wammer. More about me and this website here. But to summarize the what of this blog in one sentence:

„How to be a decent human with a pinch of philosophy and a dab of science.“

I also publish a not really but should be weekly newsletter called The Letters of Clio. You can subscribe with that link.

I have a newsletter called the Letters of Clio. It’s weekly, published on Thursdays, sent to your inbox with love, sweat, sometimes blood, and a lot of self-irony. (Click the banner below to sign up.) | |From the desk of Kevin Wammer comes, a blog full of

There used to be a podcast called the Musings of Clio, but it's currently on hold.

You can follow along via RSS. And if you want to follow me on Twitter, I am @cliophate.

To make things easier for you, I group the better blog posts I have written so far and some ongoing series below.

Ongoing Series


Healthy mind

Be a better writer

Essays on the mundane