It Shouldn’t Be Called Virtue Signaling

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

Fake Plastic Flowers For Algernon

There is a famous satirical science fiction story from the nineteenth century called ‘Flatland’. Aside from being a critical commentary on Victorian culture and the British monarchy, it serves as a primer in understanding the differences between the first three dimensions, before positing on ones we have not yet even discovered. Although quite popular, having … Continue reading Fake Plastic Flowers For Algernon