It’s indicative of a much bigger problem. If I can disrupt your content distribution strategy from my iPhone, then maybe something is wrong with your content distribution strategy.
All I eat for dinner is the internet. It tastes awful.
This checklist is meant for your personal use, so you can have a wish-list of rationality habits and see if you’re acquiring good habits. It’s not meant to be a way to get a ‘how rational are you?’ score, but, rather, to help you notice specific habits you might want to develop.
The splendid isolation of masculinity has emerged from so much iconography—the cowboy, the astronaut, the gangster—that almost every hero in the past fifty years has been a figure of loneliness. Current pop culture is even more extreme: It doesn’t just celebrate the lonely man; it also despises men in groups.
Social media, like Twitter and Facebook, has the effect of tamping down diversity of opinion and stifling debate about public affairs. It makes people less likely to voice opinions, particularly when they think their views differ from those of their friends, according to a report published Tuesday by researchers at Pew Research Center and Rutgers University.
I don’t question the results of the survey, but isn’t “keeping some of your opinions to yourself” a pretty common thing both on and offline? More importantly, isn’t that the basis for civilizations being able to actually flourish? Jerks who are openly mad at each other over social issues don’t build bridges, schools or anything else.
this is generational. it doesn’t apply to my dad but it applies to me.