In ever more areas of life, algorithms are coming to substitute for judgment exercised by identifiable human beings who can be held to account. The rationale offered is that automated decision-making will be more reliable. But a further attraction...
Proposition: You can’t have a nation without borders.
Is political order compatible with open borders? Does social identity demand social exclusion? What obligations do we have to those outside our polity?
Join us Tuesday, May 14 at Radici on...
Aaron SibariumDC friends: Come watch @Micaheadowcroft debate Issy Schmidt tomorrow, 6:00 PM, at Radici's on Capitol Hill. "Resolved: You Can't Have A Nation Without Borders."
Reactions against the use of the term neoliberalism have usually taken one of two forms: first, that “neoliberalism” is nothing more than a fevered delusion or a mirage perhaps shared with a few other addled persons, and thus best ignored; and...
Aaron Sibarium@conor64 "Democracy", "liberalism", and "authoritarianism"—in both noun and adjectival forms—followed closely by "fascist" and "socialist".
For a compelling account of neoliberalism, I recommend this @AmericanAffrs essay
Aaron Sibarium"Social media dissociates us inwardly, detaching the self from a performed image. And it dissociates us outwardly, detaching us from others by eliminating physical proximity—allowing us to forget others' humanity." Wise words from @Micaheadowcroft.
Listen to Extremely Offline episodes free, on demand. It's time to admit it: when we argue online, we’re not actually trying to persuade anyone. We’re not even trying to ‘win’ a debate. We’re trying to “dunk” on our rivals, “own” our political...