Tag Archives: Outrage Culture

The Ethical Lapse of Modern Journalistic Standards

A fundamental problem of modern Western liberal democracies is the lapse in journalistic ethics of reporters and news media. Two recent articles from the New York Times have been reporting about the rise of the Intellectual Dark Web, and how … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences – The Puritans of MeToo

It is strange how the things we do often have unintended consequences.  Or as one of my favorite sayings goes: Most of today’s problems are the result of yesterday’s solutions. So it is beyond fascinating how the tearing down of … Continue reading

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Outrage Culture – The New Religion

Is Progressivism, and the outrage that goes with it, a new religion? Dave Chappelle recently released a new special on Netflix talking about Outrage Culture and #MeToo and Louis CK … and people are upset.  From twitter to the Huff … Continue reading

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Nietzsche, Liberalism, and the Paradox of Choice

What Nietzche got wrong was that freedom is a thing the derives from boundaries. One of Nietzsche’s core principles was based on the parable of the Three Metamorphoses of the Spirit: Camel-Lion-Child.  The basic idea was that an individual lives … Continue reading

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How the Left lost to Trump: The Alienation of Whites

One of the interesting things about the recent US presidential election is that it is clear from the voting trends that the Left has alienated a lot of blue-collar white people, and a lot of these people ended up voting … Continue reading

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Topple the Patriarchy

At this week’s Emmy Award Shows, the creator of the show Transparent, Jill Soloway went on a rant while giving an award acceptance speech, finally chanting “topple the patriarchy” near the end of it (video). The ironic thing is that … Continue reading

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