On Joe Rogan’s podcast #1081 with evolutionary biologist couple Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying, around the 1:07 mark Rogan references his new standup comedy material about the emergence of “Instagram Whores”, a new type of human being cultivated by social media:
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In our culture today, one of the things that is a big standout as being
Two months ago I wrote an article outlining the dangers of Facebook’s new app aimed at kids, “The new Facebook messaging app for kids is another step back for families and society“.
My article just points out what should be obvious, not needing in-depth studies from watchdog or advocacy groups. But we are living in an age where most parent… Read more
It is probably the top requirement to make interpersonal relationships last.
While certainly not the only factor given the gradual destruction of family values via legislation (e.g. no-fault divorce), media and education (e.g. promotion of promiscuity, degeneracy, and neo-Marxist doctrine in general), the Internet doesn’t help in … Read more
The New Year has always been a convenient excuse for procrastination. Rather than arbitrarily setting a future deadline, working on removing bad habits immediately when they start forming and constantly improving oneself regardless of the time of the year is much healthier.
In the same manner, arbitrarily setting deadlines at nice, round number date… Read more
Parents, if you are not yet informed about all the damage social media causes already to grown adults and teenagers, be sure to check out the dozens of articles I have already written on the subject. The plethora of evidence from psychological studies and the admissions of guilt from the tech founders themselves, all indicate social media being a leading c… Read more
Wired released an article titled “Big Data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens” last October. It is a long but good read, particularly since the story covers two bases I’ve been harping about on this blog: big government and the dangers of social media.
The entire article is worth a read on its own. I’ve posted the ma… Read more
Business Insider released an article that acknowledges the “anti-social media” phenomenon I’ve been writing about for years.
Most keen technologists, including Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, recognize the social and societal detriment caused by social media. When social media is combined with take-it-anywhere smartphone technolo… Read more
“Viral” may be the most apt term derived from the modern technological era. Not only does it describe a negative phenomenon that spreads quickly (primarily via social media, the carrier), it infects the minds of all the users (the hosts).
A recent story broke out that encapsulates everything that is wrong with today’s modern society.
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A new Ipsos poll came out that shows Canadians are pretty much screwed no matter what the next Keynesian move is by the Bank of Canada:
Four in ten (43%) say they are concerned about the impact of rising interest rates on their financial situation, and nearly three in ten (28%) expressed concern that rising interest rates could move them towards bankruptcy.
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Narcissism is in, humility is out. Social media and the coddled generation have cultivated a culture of blaming others for their own failings and perceived injustices.
Politics is downstream from culture. Politics has taken o… Read more