Trading Fear for Anger

A recent study found that “more Americans [are] suffering from stress, anxiety and depression” than ever recorded. An article from Psychology Today described this increased anxiety as contributing to the fact that “between 1999 and 2014, the suicide rate increased...

Silicon Valley’s Pornography Problem

he New Year is upon us: the search-engine giants of Silicon Valley have released their sparkling, end-of-year “what we searched for” videos. Watching these stirs up a spirit of solidarity and humanity — they suggest that our dominant use of the internet was to...

Datalords

igital technologies tend to replace the skills they purport to augment. The use of typing has already destroyed most people’s capacity for legible handwriting. The use of email has not augmented the use of letters; letter writing is a lost art, and with it went any...