Tag Archives: Faddism

The Atlantic: Daniela Sherer- It’s Good To Be Rebel

Source: The New Democrat I start off this piece arguing that it’s good to be a rebel, but I would add as long as you’re doing it for the right reasons. For example, I wouldn’t recommend going to a country … Continue reading

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Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’

Source: Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’ “Social media: addictive, frustrating but here to stay.” I could leave it at what Oliver Wilson said in his blog post, but as a blogger myself I feel … Continue reading

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Anders Jacobson: George Carlin- On Some Cultural Issues

Source: The New Democrat I like George Carlin’s point about motivation because it would be one thing if you had someone advising to do the right thing because of these reasons and they know what they’re talking about because they … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Bob Hennelly: ‘Watching Reality Luxury TV Is Killing America’s Economic Drive & Maybe Its Soul’

Source: The New Democrat In the last 15-20 years or so with Generation X full coming of age and now with the Millennials coming of age as well, we’re seeing less religion and church going in America ( except deep … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Will Storr- How Millennials Became The Selfie Generation

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal I note: I’m really glad I went to and graduated high school in the early and mid 1990s and not today with the personality I have then and now. Going to high … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Liz Posner: ‘8 Things That Are Probably True About You if You Identify As Spiritual But Not Religious’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review When I hear someone tell me that they’re spiritual, but not religious, my first reaction if I’m not smirking is something generally like, “really?” Someone who is religious believes in a … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Derek Thompson- What Makes Things Cool?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review What makes things cool? A very good question especially since America is such a trendy what’s hot now and cool society where everyone who wants to be cool seems to … Continue reading

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