Commentary on sexism is indistinguishable from actual sexism. So why keep showing it if you want it to end?
Now that we know that they make more from AdSense than the biggest commercial TV channel in a year it is time to look at online health gurus and what motivates them. (Spoiler: it is not the goodness of their hearts)
Misinformation campaigns aren’t just cheap – they are profitable.
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) make it possible for the government to see and control your wallet all the time. That is why they want it.
By the time plagiarism software was invented students forgot how to use a library. Google is now enough to catch most of them.
It was meant for the very same people whose “synaptic WTF lights” have been switched on in 1999 – and who got older since.
There is a tendency for people to believe that whatever worked for them (according to them) would definitely work for others. This is the premise of self-help, religion, politics, and even common core math in the US.
Few things illustrate the sounded-like-a-good-idea fallacy better than car alarms.
Expressing that we like something is often well meant. But it can also be an unspoken claim to be the judge of the thing we complimented. This claim is all the more poignant because it is unspoken – hence the controversy.
The single most important standard by which to judge whether a philosophy is worthy of attention is to find out if it is condescending. If it is, it is wrong because people are not bad or immoral – they are conditional cooperators stuck in a perennial prisoner’s dilemma of whether the others would also behave …