The limitations and redemption of wokeness

The limitations and redemption of wokeness David Brooks on wokeness: This mental habit is closely related to what we now call “wokeness.” In an older frame of mind, you try to perceive the size of a problem objectively, and then you propose a solution, which might either be radical or…

“Outrage is a finite resource; to attempt to generate it over and over again ensures that it will be harder for it to mean anything”

Source » Fredrik deBoer in The Towner: To compare a journalist revealing the real identity of a wealthy writer to domestic abuse, enslavement, and sexual assault is to disrespect the victims of those horrible crimes in the comparison. What happened to Ferrante was unpleasant, even exploitative; it was not the same…