It’s a lot easier to try to appear as a good person than to actually live as a good person. Paul Rosenberg explains why in his essay about how a Twitter mob is a religious experience.
Social media has made virtue signaling the path of least resistance. Robin Koerner has a great take on how signaling turns virtue into vice. If you wish to make a difference, this is worth understanding.
Whether you grew up in a railroad town or not, you likely understood the desire to not be from the “wrong side of the tracks.” Annie Holmquist has a fresh take on this concept as it applies to the trades vs. college.
The “convenience” of a cashless society will be a major part of how it’s sold to us. But don’t be fooled. Peter Caddle says a cashless society would leave millions of people struggling.
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