“See it. Mock it. Dismiss it.” It’s an authority-enabling response that dominates social media and for some it’s become how they respond to everything. It perpetuates a polarized confirmation bias that’s reducing society to in-group out-group stagnation. It’s encouraged and exploited by politicized clickbait media. As individuals, it’s up to us to resist these lazy instincts twisted to serve the agenda of authoritarian divide-and-rule.Read More

In the year 2055, time travel has become a practical reality, and the company Time Safari Inc. offers wealthy adventurers the chance to travel back in time to hunt extinct species such as dinosaurs. In the shadow of a Presidential election, the spectre of America’s first Fascist candidate looms. Eckets, a hunter, hires a guided safari, traveling back 66 million years, to kill a Tyrannosaurus Rex…Read More

According to Steven Pinker, the world is actually getting better. Pinker uses history and statistics to outline world trends that position progress within a broader context. With all of the data Pinker has collected, he suggests the world is actually getting better. Is it?Read More