Doing, not being?
Rather than wishing to be classified as an identity, a culture, a race, a sexual type, or a background, I prefer to be identified only by my name ("Johnny") and what I do (teaching, writing, and all sorts of things).
What do you feel about this? Is it possible for people to honor my understanding and not identify me based on my appearance or assumptions about me? Can I not be a citizen of the world as a whole and not a narrow part of the world? Why must I limit myself sexually to only one sex, one gender, one expression?
How do I tackle the ridiculousness of data forms that give me only a few choices?
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In his final years, Martin Luther King, Jr. become increasingly focused on the problem of poverty in America.
- Despite being widely known for his leadership role in the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. also played a central role in organizing the Poor People's Campaign of 1968.
- The campaign was one of the first to demand a guaranteed income for all poor families in America.
- Today, the idea of a universal basic income is increasingly popular, and King's arguments in support of the policy still make a good case some 50 years later.
10 of the most sandbagging, red-herring, and effective logical fallacies.
- Many an otherwise-worthwhile argument has been derailed by logical fallacies.
- Sometimes these fallacies are deliberate tricks, and sometimes just bad reasoning.
- Avoiding these traps makes disgreeing so much better.
- Facebook and Google began as companies with supposedly noble purposes.
- Creating a more connected world and indexing the world's information: what could be better than that?
- But pressure to return value to shareholders came at the expense of their own users.
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