Category: Society

YouTube Censorship, and the Logic of Empire

Companies and governments stay in power by empowering the lowest common denominator, but the result is a trashy, second-rate world full of third-rate people. They rule over empires of dirt, rather than cohabiting with virtuous and engaging fellow humans. Everybody’s miserable, and society is decaying, but at least the logic of it all remains consistent.

Slamming the Overton Window Shut

What exactly are we doing here? Are we trying to fix a society that’s headed into the nihilistic abyss of suicide and war? Or are we just a bunch of nihilistic attention whores?