Monday, March 21, 2016

“Great Men vs. Good Guys” by Todd Seavey on SpliceToday

As I write in today’s column, we must distinguish between real heroes (as I trust the new versions of Batman and Superman will prove to be) and amoral monsters of history such as Kim Jong Il (about whom Michael Malice has written) and Napoleon (whom Hegel admired) -- a line between the good and the Nietzschean that Ayn Rand also blurred at times.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

“Hillary Clinton and the Status Quo” by Todd Seavey on SpliceToday

You can’t blame people, even some conservatives, for gravitating toward the safe-seeming, status-quo-exploiting Hillary Clinton, I write on SpliceToday, but she’s not the sort of person who’ll side with radicals if, say, a time of big tech change comes and threatens the existing power grid.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

“Think Fast, Ideologue! Whose Side Are You On?” by Todd Seavey on SpliceToday

The human capacity for big schisms over nothing shows itself in the split among conservatives over whether the split-second arm-grab of reporter Michelle Fields by Trump’s campaign manager was an assault, I write, with asides about Baron Karza and more (but not about the Flat Earth believers, who YouTube teaches me also have schisms).

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

“#TheTriggering” by Todd Seavey on SpliceToday

As I write in today’s column, there will be a protest in favor of free speech across various social media platforms today using the hashtag #TheTriggering, and sometimes we need rude speech.