Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation by Andrew Marantz really gave me a lot of conflicting feelings. Who is right? How can we adequately starve the trolls? Does the end justify the memes (haha, a pun you will get later)? In my heart of hearts and my own insulated social… Continue reading Should We Become Trolls?
I really enjoyed Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino. Jia writes the kind of book I would love to write one day. It's intelligent, analytical, witty and laden with personal experience from her own life. She doesn't pretend like she knows all the answers or that her view is the right one. She… Continue reading Self-Delusions
Warning: Strong Language
Don’t you just wanna punch Nazis in the face? Yeah, me too. Its so difficult listening to people spew hatred and bigotry and not want to peel the flesh off those people (like when they did surgery on that grape). I didn’t have patience for “those people” and I definitely didn’t have the patience to… Continue reading Happy Independence ‘Murica