Imitation as Transformation

This week I received an email. Now, I get many emails during the week, about 100 a day. Some of these are junk mail or from people I don’t know. Most emails I receive are from you all or other people I know. The email I received this week was weird and alarming, not so much for the content, but because of the sender.

It was from me.

The short version of this story: I did not actually write the email, but in the “From” line of the email, it said my name. The full email address wasn’t showing up, just the name Brent Newberry, but our IT gurus were quick to…