In today’s world, where there seems to be an overflow of information, is clickbaiting justified?
Any thoughts on the recent research on decreased rates of sex among under 30s, especially men? I would particularly be interested in any thoughts you might have on what it suggests about relations between men and women in society today.
Today I review Angela Nagle’s book Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars From 4Chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right. I discuss some of the dynamics of contemporary online culture, especially the way that gender shapes things.
I’ve followed Paul VanderKlay’s YouTube channel for some time. Paul is a minister in the Christian Reformed Church of North America, based in Sacramento. Seeing a profound interest in deep conversations with young men in particular following the rise of Jordan Peterson, he has made such conversations a key dimension of his ministry and now has a large following and extensive engagement with a demographic that so many other ministers are uncertain of how to reach. He recently invited me to have a conversation with him on his channel. We had a long call yesterday and this was the result.
I recently spoke on the subject of social media and the self. You can listen here.