Andrew Skabelund

Andrew Skabelund
Andrew Skabelund and his family are aspiring subsistence farmers in central Utah. He holds a PhD in African History from The Ohio State University. You can find more of his work on The Worthless Professor on YouTube as well as at Worthless Thoughts, which he co-writes with his wife.

Recent Essays

Modernity is a Dirty Diaper

Modernity has become permanently liquid; it no longer seeks solid replacements to the pre-modern world but finds greater value in transience, not just of institutions and things, but of human relationships too.

Grandmother’s Wisdom

When I hear some folk wisdom that I would have previously dismissed as backwards or ridiculous, I now look for the guardrails it establishes and what they might be protecting.