Tag Archives: Social Media

TED: Joseph G. Levitt- ‘How Craving Attention Makes You Less Creative’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of us — trying to gain followers … Continue reading

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The New Criterion: William F. Buckley- ‘Who’s He: A Review of Snobbery The American Version’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Epstein’s new book about snobbery1 ends up being a book about Joseph Epstein, which is perfectly okay—provided one is Joseph Epstein. Another’s book about snobbery, displaying the author’s biography, his likes and dislikes, suspicions, affections, affectations, … Continue reading

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American Enterprise Institute: Arthur Brooks- ‘Love Your Enemies: Be An Authoritative Leader’

Source:The New Democrat  “If you’ve turned on the TV or scrolled through social media lately, you know that being nice isn’t in fashion. But is it also a losing strategy? In the last of three video lessons on how to … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Daniela Sherer- It’s Good To Be Rebel

Source: The New Democrat I start off this piece arguing that it’s good to be a rebel, but I would add as long as you’re doing it for the right reasons. For example, I wouldn’t recommend going to a country … Continue reading

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Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’

Source: Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’ “Social media: addictive, frustrating but here to stay.” I could leave it at what Oliver Wilson said in his blog post, but as a blogger myself I feel … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Caitlin Moran- ‘How To Be Famous’

Source: The New Democrat I’ll be honest with you for at least a second, ( before I go back to making an ass out of myself ) I haven’t actually read this book. I haven’t even heard of Caitlin Moran … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Will Storr- How Millennials Became The Selfie Generation

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal I note: I’m really glad I went to and graduated high school in the early and mid 1990s and not today with the personality I have then and now. Going to high … Continue reading

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