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The Dangers of Outrage

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It’s hard not to be outraged by news on the Internet. Sites dependent on advertising revenue use just a few tricks to drive user engagement (measured by time on site, likes and shares on social media, and clicks to related … Continue reading

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On Voting

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Voting forces you to take a stand. All the arguments, no matter how nuanced, come down to a Yes or a No. You can’t pick Yes with certain exceptions or No with personal provisos. You can’t vote for one candidate … Continue reading

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“Christian” Militia

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Read and comment on my blog. The New York Times carried an article today about the arrest of nine members of a so-called Christian militia in Clayton, Michigan. They are charged with plotting murder and sedition. The Times uncritically labels … Continue reading

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