An anon on 4chan offers his insights on the root cause of many of today’s social issues: Toxic individualism, basically. The inability to contextualize yourself as part of a larger whole. The ability to shut out the things you disagree with, no questions asked. The loss of the expectation that neighbors should know each other. … More On Toxic Individualism
This is an essay from Beaver on a topic that’s very relevant to the times we live in. There’s an increasing number of echo chambers online and in real life, and anyone who’s observant can see their influence on how polarized the US and the world in general have become: The last two decades have … More Beaver transcript: On Echo Chambers
The media in the US have been acting more and more hysterical on the various issues they report over the past couple of years. Russia, Trump, shootings, etc – acts of activisms, riots… sometimes they seem to be mixed up, other times one is simply reported as the other. At this point, I think most … More Beaver Transcript: On The Media
A somewhat long, but important essay from Beaver on money. It is, after all, something we all use everyday. Yet very little of us knows how money really works. This is a topic which is difficult for me to broach as I am no economist, yet not only must I speak of it, but there … More Beaver Transcript – On Money
One Anon asks, and another offers a very insightful answer:
In this essay, Beaver talks about the blurry line between education and indoctrination: Education is the cornerstone of any successful political upheaval. If a movement wishes for its ideas to actually change how society functions, it cannot merely limit itself to spreading its ideas amongst the adult population. Though it is how it will obtain … More Beaver Transcript – On Education
An amusing little comic I found off of 4chan on the nature of technology in this day and age:
The following is a short essay by Beaver on the subject of free speech. Free speech has turned into a very basic concept that people take for granted. It’s spoken of in the manner of a slogan, but rarely really investigated as to why it’s important or what consists of free speech. This essay provides … More Beaver transcript – On Free Speech
This is a very useful little document when you’re dealing with too much information from the media, like with the current events surrounding Syria. Before you go with the flow from whatever people are squawking about on social media, apply the questions on this list to the recent happenings first.
A silly image found off of 4chan. A child’s home work, possibly test, was marked wrong. Take a closer look and see who actually was in the wrong. Our education system is going to interesting places.