Privilege benefits from its own unearned circumstances: fewer competing ideas, and the excoriation of nonconformists.
Do people in general need trigger warnings? Most likely not. Consider evolution. Consider how we got here at all.
We line up like cattle at the stockyard and pull the lever for our chosen party like it’s some sort of religion.
Remove our ability to do the wrong thing, to think bad thoughts, to feel bad emotions, and you strip us of our humanity.
I just surprised some people here at a conference by saying that I don’t have opinions on abortion or gun control.
We live in a risk-adverse society. Survival has now been replaced by comfort. We ignore the impact of risk and strive to play it safe.
You can either be a “hipster rebel against capitalism” or you’re a “soulless whore/slave of capitalism.”
Affective empathy is responsible for the atrocity that is our current political landscape.
Are we witnessing the spectacle of politics or the politics of the spectacle? It is impossible to tell the two apart.
We are the true Illuminati — each with our single candle — dedicated to this Great Work.