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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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Lies of Omission – Asians are the New Elites

The recent April 2018 edition of the National Geographic magazine, entitled “Black and White”, included an interesting infographic on disparities in racial outcomes in the United States (see image at the end of this post).  What makes the infographic interesting … Continue reading

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Would Modern Progressives Hate Socrates and Galileo If They Were Alive Today?

Interesting thought experiment: If Galileo or Socrates were alive today, would they be despised by Progressives? Galileo and Socrates – two men who were known iconoclasts, who bucked the dominant Cultural Narrative of their time.  Who challenged the virtue of … 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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Google and the Rise of Asshole Liberalism

Think I might start referring to Progressives as “asshole liberals” … I’m generally not into name-calling, so this is a more tongue-in-cheek statement than anything.  But if the recent events and lawsuit at Google tell us anything, it is how … 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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