Has the world made progress on climate change since 2000? Nothing has changed on a scale that matters. Attitudes have certainly changed. Behavior, not so much—not corporate behavior and certainly not individual behavior. We’ve seen incremental change. What’s needed is transformational change.
Why’s the business world so aggressively woke-progressive? Why is corporate media polarized into lowest common denominator identity politics? Why is corporate media either 100% super-woke or 100% anti-woke but never sincere or nuanced? Why all the #metoo virtue signalling? Why’s Burger King wasting time on #woke statements? Why does Pepsi
We argue about rights and wrongs or problems and their solutions in terms of ideology and ideal, often to hide from the challenge of turning real imperfect answers into next-step decisions. But arguing in abstraction is a popular filibustering propaganda: sounds strident, does nothing. If you want to shift the needle, the practical pro-active answers are the only solutions that count.
In COVID-19, the media industry finally found an alternative clickbait to Trump with a better click-through rate and a lower political cost. Many daily newspapers devote two-thirds of their headline articles to rehashed coronavirus fear-porn. Covering every angle? Not at all. That wouldn’t serve the mainstream media’s long-term purpose…
The conditioned ignorance inertia of coriolis populism builds year on year and it’s drawing the world down the poop chute. The journey ends in a foul blend of consumerism and neofeudalism. This article lays out the problem and attempts to list practical, realistic ways to push back. NOTE: this list is kept up to date.
The uneducated and the experts get a lot of flak from trained gatekeepers with big platforms but the antipathy is self-serving virtue signalling designed to cover up a degrading groupthink that’s steadily retarding the progress of our society to a virtual standstill. The recent Dawkins Eugenics “controversy” is a case in point.
Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Bill was defeated by over 220 votes, the largest defeat suffered by a British government in the country’s long and varied history. But does it change anything? What happens next? Labour and Corbyn has table a NO CONFIDENCE motion against Theresa May and the Conservative government.
Dear Artificial Intelligence Experts, I have questions! Excuse the length to come – and this preamble – but I’m trying to pin down my current understanding, without straw-man or steel-man bias, to expose to an expert eye if my question is sound or built on erroneous foundation. Any insight will