Imagine a world without language barriers. For me at least, this no longer seems like the distant future. And personally, I can’t wait.
As I stared painfully at my personal screen time data, I realized it was long past time to go further in the process of taking back control of my attention. The phone had been given too much control.
I don’t care if you are right or left or center. Just vote.
I don’t care if you’re not energized. Just vote.
Don’t stand back. Don’t stand by.
Diversity is truly powerful when embraced in an atmosphere of mutual respect and the valuing of ideas.
My personal desire to be “a good human,” to “treat everyone as equals,” or to “value diversity” has no impact on my country’s design. It has no impact on the systems that favor me, except to keep them in place. My individual values do not even begin to nudge the scales of opportunity and justice back toward equilibrium. And they never will. Because “racism doesn’t require malice.”
For quite a long time I have been contemplating leaving Facebook and Facebook-owned properties. I have had several misfires at an attempt over the years. This time is different. Over the last few years, Facebook has, in so many areas, become a dumpster fire of the worst of human interactions and a petri dish for […]