Dear Elon Musk

“Dear Elon Musk” is a paper I wrote for Christopher Burnside’s The Elements of Style class while attending the University of Dayton. It was a strange class. We were given a bunch of bizarre writing prompts that each posed a challenge a writer would...

Trust the Experts: Why Appeals to Authority Make Sense

I wrote this essay about why we should trust the experts at the beginning of the pandemic. It has missed its relevancy window to be published so it will remain here in the archives. Although the example it builds upon was topical, the point that we should Trust the...