My Quillette article on sex negativity and follow-up thoughts on fuckability, why sex is bad so often, the preservation of ambiguity, and the value of blogs.
Follow ups on The Narrative and Its Discontents: journalists, nerds, politicians, and trolls.
A summary with links of the first 16 posts in the Predictable Identities series.
I'm excited to announce Predictable Identities, a weekly blogchain I am writing for Ribbonfarm.
My first essay for Quillette builds on "The Context is Conflict" to explore the clash between decouplers and contextualizers, why everyone is a hypocrite, who's whose outgroup, how tribalism makes smart people less rational, and what the Intellectual Dark Web can learn about overcoming bias.