Stabbing our own brains

I have a long-standing disdain for the use of memes in political discourse. This is because what memes create isn’t discourse. Rather, they exist as flags which are stuck in the ground–and around them those who rally to the flag get to flip the bird at all detractors. I have no time for such things…

Shared Stiff

Social media is important for how I function. But I am *not* comfortable on it.

I Can’t Take Social Media

I just can’t social media anymore. I’m not a very social person to begin with, but my stomach churns whenever I read my social feeds anymore. Especially Facebook. My Facebook feed is pretty much a endless slog of vomited anger and malice at this point.

Social Media Wars

So this weekend social media blew up with a video of what seems to be a jeering crowd of obnoxious white teenagers mocking a Native American man as he chanted. And social media went nuts…