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My pitch for "Fanboys Attack!"

By: Richie Watkins

The following is my pitch for a short, satirical comedy (with action elements) called Fanboys Attack!   As with my previous blog, my pitch for  577 more words

Pointing out problematic behaviors

If the world was perfect, this is how pointing out problematic behavior would go:

Person 1:
Person 2: This statement is problematic for the following reasons.

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Humanism

Internet Arguments: An Exercise In Futility

Recently I’m beginning to feel like there’s no real purpose to arguing with people online. Just like when I finally realized I can just mute people on Xbox Live, I’m beginning to lean more towards ignoring people than engaging in any kind of keyboard warrior shouting match. 371 more words

Blogging

Internet Politeness Norms & Alternate...Everything

Today’s post is about internet politeness norms (there don’t seem to be any), alternative medicine/treatments (aka “woo”), and the general alternative reality that a lot of people seem to be living in (virtual reality in its many forms). 3,337 more words

Petty Annoyances

Speech is free and silence is golden

Silencing is generally considered a bad thing. Which is quite right, considering how many people still have to fight for their voices, and demand to be heard. 828 more words

A Study Case of Rejecting Inconvenient Reality

“It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have got it.” — Edmund Way Teale…

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Talking