If you want to reduce inequality, you need to change how much people make, not just how much they pay in taxes.
As sophisticated as we think we are, we inevitably succumb to the social pressure of ‘How can I help you today?’
Movie trailers are an increasingly relevant art form. Eventually a filmmaker is going to realize that you don’t need dialogue, plot or characters. Just give us flashing images and sound editing, and we’ll do the rest of the work ourselves.
Heartbreaking letter from a man who thinks he’s too ugly to ever be loved. I instinctively distrust people who have never momentarily felt that way.
British people are sub-literate because their primary source of news consists exclusively of middle-school gossip and grandmotherly fear-mongering.
Eventually we’ll all adjust to the new Information Age equilibrium, and we’ll all realize that just because technology allows you to broadcast yourself to the whole world, that doesn’t mean anyone’s actually watching.
Capitalism is a deliberate march toward the specialization and separation of labor. About 10 years ago, it reached pop music.