As disturbing as the current trend of social media censorship may be, this is not the time to run to government for a solution. Yaël Ossowski has some great advice on how not to respond to Twitter & Facebook.
Look at almost any argument taking place in person or online today and, at some level, you’ll find it’s driven by pride. Joseph Pearce has an interesting take on why systemic pride is the problem and what to do about it.
As much as we may want to believe we’re too smart to be misled by fast-talkers, it can happen to any of us. Paul Rosenberg has a written a terrific essay about critical thinking–what it is and why it matters. If you haven’t subscribed to his weekly emails at Freeman’s Perspective, you are missing out.
It’s not uncommon to hear taxpayers who don’t have children complaining about being forced to pay for the government education of those who do have kids. Hannah Cox points out that school choice is at the heart of the matter and even those who are childless should consider supporting it.