Tag Archives: Outrage Culture

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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Enemy Within – The Danger of a Single Narrative

A couple days ago, writer David Brooks wrote a piece for the New York Times about the Danger of a Single Story.  By that, he was alluding to the notion developing in recent years about the negative consequences of allowing … Continue reading

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Women’s Soccer – Equal Pay for Unequal Value

It was interesting last week to see the blowup and outrage over the pay of the U.S. women’s soccer team relative to the men. The gist was that women were only making a fraction of what the men do, even … Continue reading

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Virtue Signaling and the Male Apex Fallacy

Virtue Signaling is utilizing a display of disgust at those “other people” to indicate how good you are and how bad they are. It has little to do with the actual underlying merit of a thing or idea. Because in … Continue reading

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Trump – Equal and Opposite Reactions

So Donald Trump showed up in Chicago last week, where his rally was “shut down” (also this source and this) by the vociferous clamor of protestors.   Is this America or George Orwell’s 1984? Either we all have free speech, … Continue reading

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The Betrayal of Millennials: Patriarchal Principles and Freedom

The Guardian released an article today discussing the 30-year economic and social betrayal dragging down Generation Y’s income. To quote: “The full scale of the financial rout facing millennials is revealed today in exclusive new data that points to a … Continue reading

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