The cancellation of Pepe Le Pew illustrates how the trend towards mob hysteria has become completely divorced from any pretense of reason and moral purpose.
The values that we developed in response to the Coronavirus have flipped the script on the battle between self-ownership and compulsory obedience.
While the phenomena certainly exists, the term for it is empirically false. By this point we are all familiar with the concept of virtue signaling. You are trying to discuss some topic and instead of engaging in authentic rhetoric your sparring partner starts moral grandstanding in ways which serve only to identify themselves as morally … Continue reading It Shouldn’t Be Called Virtue Signaling
How media and the internet have made it advantageous to make false or exaggerated claims and profitize, prioritize and psychologically reward victimhood. In the beginning I was a huge fan of the #metoo movement. Sexual assault and degrading misogyny are disgusting, vestigial artifacts of a brutal trek through evolution - and there is no longer … Continue reading The Attention Economy Incentivizes Destroying Lives With Lies
How ignorance of science and clickbait headlines are destroying the public’s perception of scientific endeavors.