Stop Confessing Your Vulnerabilities

Andrew Taggart
4 min readAug 12, 2020

The Uninvited Confession, The New Confessional

Over the years, and most especially during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve noticed an unsettling trend: people I barely know or do not know at all will send me letters written in the mode of a confession. Completely out of the blue. The writer will not ask after me or mine, nor will he or she in any way include me in what…

Andrew Taggart

Practical Philosopher, Ph.D. | Meditation Teacher | Zen Buddhist | Proponent of Self-inquiry (