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Virtue Signalling, Moral Fatigue, Outrage Addiction, and Favorite Sins

This isn’t aimed at anyone in particular and it isn’t meant as an attack on those of you who have expressed sincere outrage online about past or current events. It’s just something that I have been thinking and worrying about … Continue reading

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Some Advice For My Friends Who Are Spending Every Day Frantically Posting Anti-Trump Links– And For Everyone Else Sharing Information On The Internet Too

Our human minds crave logical completeness. We want everything to fit into a tidy explanatory map. We also have a natural fascination with the sensational and controversial. We are drawn to reports of misdeeds or misfortune. We love to expose … Continue reading

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Category: politics
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LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson on Disagreeing with the Church about Same-Sex Marriage

[UPDATE June 28, 2015 – See follow up post: LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson Did NOT Say that it is Okay for LDS Members to Support Same-Sex Marriage] On Friday, March 13th, Elder  D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve … Continue reading

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Old is the New New – Returning to the Blog as the Central Platform for Content

For the new year, I have decided that I will consolidate my online posting and sharing back into my blog. Back when I first started blogging in 2004, I posted everything to my blog. Read an interesting link…posted the link … Continue reading

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Category: technology
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Bite the Wax Tadpole: A Manifesto for Internet Conversation and Debate

Most Internet conversations suck. You know exactly what I mean. I’m not talking about the frivolous “Ew! My cat just puked a hairball on the carpet” “Ha ha! At least it wasn’t a mouse!” conversations. True, those often suck in … Continue reading

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Category: Rants
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