Recently, since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there has a been a very positive movement in the crypto and NFT community to support Ukrainian artists. Why not give a little extra help to creators who are under increased to extreme duress? And after the war started, I discovered that a lot of the NFT artists…Read More
Runaway Rant: Is Facebook/Instagram Going Too Far With Censorship?
If you can’t beat ’em. Ban ’em! While Facebook and Instagram ostensibly banned “far right extremists”, banning people one doesn’t agree with itself resembles a “far right extremist” tactic. Banishing the opposition grates against my more progressive sensibility. Censorship is a tool historically associated with abuse of power, silencing dissent, and squashing the underdog. The…Read More
No More Swimsuits for Miss America, and why that’s a bit weird.
There are 2 inconclusive conclusions I’ve recently come to appreciate. One is that nobody’s perfect. Two is that nobody lives in reality. These aren’t grand new observations, but just the kind of thing one grows to understand more over time. It helps me deal with other people and with my relationship to them. We’re all…Read More