Roland Martin makes the case that Confederate soldiers in the Civil War were domestic terrorists — and shouldn’t be honored any more than we honor Muslim extremists who try to kill Americans. “The fundamental problem with extremism is that when you’re on the side that is fanatical, all of your actions make sense to you, and you are fluent in trying to justify every action.”
It turns out it’s hard to make work at an Amazon warehouse fun.
This is a perversion of justice.
We can never hope for a future with no problems. The solutions to problems create new problems, which in turn require new solutions, as WIRED founder Kevin Kelly explained recently.
Fiona Broome remembered Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s (he didn’t). Oddly, many people had the same false memory.
People think that unhappiness causes our minds to wander, but what if the causation goes the other way?