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Tag Archives: Media

Nothing’s Quiet on the Western Front

A week ago – it feels so much longer – I drafted you into a fight. I asked that you stand for duty, honor, and right. We’ll get into what all that means, the philosophy of morality, forging a code of honor (and sticking to it) down the line; for now, I want to define […]

Critical Reading and Thinking on the Internet

Recently I posted a rant in Facebook which dealt with people – specifically, someone who is “friends” of mine on Facebook – spreading misinformation and outright lies on their newsfeed. I declined to name and shame primarily because I believed at the time that it really wouldn’t get anywhere – it’s unlikely that I would […]

Let the anger come to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for fifteen minutes…

Recently, I filled out a questionnaire on Facebook that turned out, basically, to be a political poll.  While I questioned to some friends the virtue of such polling (ultimately I was convinced – the people of Facebook represent vast numbers of people who like to click on websites and fill out idiotic questionnaires, so there’s […]