This incident struck a chord because it presented a microcosm of the underlying conflicts of American culture.
Though Lincoln is often described as being well-liked and charismatic, does this translate to telegenic. If Abraham Lincoln were to take to the podium on a televised debate with, say, Oprah, how would he be received?
SLOW KNOWLEDGE: ADVICE ON HOW TO BE A SMART NEWS CONSUMER At long last we as a society, facing the so-called information age in which the quantity of data is no longer a problem, are asking ourselves questions about the quality of that data. The Trump election is a wake-up call for anyone who lives... Continue Reading →
THE ANONYMITY OF THE INTERNET IS A BOON TO COWARDS I'm working on a few different posts that will appear shortly, but I wanted to take a moment to share this video. One of the great benefits of the internet has been in empowering people to share their personal experiences with us, and challenging us to... Continue Reading →
I'D LIKE TO CALL IT THE "MAMA RULE" The social media universe is unique in the history of man. It's speed of light interactions and push-button communication influences the rules of interaction within that particular sphere of influence. How much this translates to actual person-person interaction is not yet clear. However, the innovations resulting from... Continue Reading →