Cory Schmidt founded brainsteep.com in 2020 in order to start producing content centered around tea and philosophical discussion. While you'll find his articles wide-ranging, he tends to focus on epistemology, science, and green tea.
We all agree that we must take responsibility over our actions, but must we also hold our beliefs under the same level of accountability? The argument for this can be quite compelling.
When it comes to Japanese green tea there is only one type that somehow checks all the boxes in this writers opinion. Flavor, smell, uniqueness, history, humbleness, karigane has it all.
Does the word Teavana mean anything to you? Does it bring back fond memories or anguish when considering you once filled your cabinets with teaware you didn't even really want? Let's take a stroll down my memory lane and compare notes.
Be forwarned, cringe awaits you in the following paper. Written during my college career for an epistemology course I took to get a general credit I needed to graduate, it has not aged well. In fact, my professor didn't think it was much to read when it was written nine years ago.