Jay Silverman

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Jay Silverman

23 days ago

This is withering, but excellent.

We Are Living in a Failed State

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Jay Silverman

52 days ago

This is piercing in its logic.

What does identitarian deference require?

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

We owe a lot to each other.

Michael Schur on Peter Singer’s Moral Challenge to the Rest of Us

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

Kat Rosenfield is a very thoughtful person.

Stop Gaslighting the Peloton Wife

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

Yup.

Believing Without Evidence Is Always Morally Wrong

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

Mine too. Mine too.

How Sesame Street changed television and my life

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

One of the best pieces I read in 2019, without any question.

My Friend Mister Rogers

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

This. This this this this this.

The Real Problem With Cancel Culture

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

A thoughtful riposte, this.

How to Be an Anti-Intellectual

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

To Tell Someone They’re Wrong, First Tell Them They’re Right

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Jay Silverman

147 days ago

A classic piece on capital-o Online liberalism.

Exiting the Vampire Castle

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Jay Silverman

241 days ago

"Anyone who tells you to hate swaths of people has their own agenda. Find out for yourself. Make your own courage."

Portlandization: It Can Happen to a Place Near You

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Jay Silverman

241 days ago

This Martha Nussbaum takedown of Judith Butler remains a brilliant and essential piece of writing and thought.

Nussbaum, "The Professor of Parody"

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Jay Silverman

241 days ago

This is very, very good.

The French Origins of “You Will Not Replace Us”

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Jay Silverman

334 days ago

This dude is seriously thoughtful.

The Singular Power of Writing: A Conversation with Thomas Chatterton Williams

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Jay Silverman

334 days ago

"Nonprofits tend to recreate within their own organizational cultures the problems they are trying to solve in society. I
call this phenomenon the nonprofit paradox"

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Jay Silverman

334 days ago

Articles like this should give you an awful lot of pause about social media.

The Smear: A career-killing lie almost ruined this rising Minneapolis dance star

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Jay Silverman

334 days ago

Michael Lewis pieces are always so much fun to read, even when they're from 18 years ago.

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Jay Silverman

425 days ago

"A far more compelling approach for navigating an increasingly complex multiethnic society would be not to silence or cancel some identities while affirming others, but rather to find ways to attenuate the importance of abstract, group-wide differences in the first place."

White Out?

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Jay Silverman

425 days ago

"Having a relationship is a lot like writing: To be good at it, you have to be interested in other people and believe you have something interesting to offer them in return. Many people who pursue either do so poorly because they are actually interested only in themselves."

Nice for What

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Jay Silverman

425 days ago

It needs to happen.

How Elizabeth Warren Could Win The 2020 Democratic Primary

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Jay Silverman

425 days ago

Always love a good Rube Goldberg machine.

The Lunch Feeder, a Rube Goldberg machine for the office

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Jay Silverman

430 days ago

There is quite possibly nothing in this world that makes me more emotional than watching ordinary people talk to Mr. Rogers and thank him for the influence that he had on their lives. It. gets. me. every. freaking. time.

Mr Rogers ... Cool Dude

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Jay Silverman

473 days ago

America's finest philosopher.

Cookie Monster’s food-related “showerthoughts” at the museum

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Jay Silverman

513 days ago

Always and forever, the most beautiful moment in the history of Western Civilization.

Bill Buckner’s World Series error against the Mets gets a deep rewind | 1986

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Jay Silverman

513 days ago

Our next President.

The Making of Elizabeth Warren

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Jay Silverman

513 days ago

An interesting and typically thoughtful argument from Katie Herzog, who has emerged as one of my favorite writers in 2018.

If the Future Is Nonbinary, It's a Bleak One for Women

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Jay Silverman

513 days ago

Alex Trebek is my television dad.

In Conversation: Alex Trebek

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Jay Silverman

513 days ago

Hear, hear.

Dave Rubin Thinks the Answer to the Left's Intolerance Is to Turn Right. He's Wrong.

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Jay Silverman

513 days ago

Thomas Chatterton Williams is a very, very, very thoughtful person. This is worth thinking about.

Don’t Tread on Me

theamericanscholar.org

Jay Silverman

513 days ago

This is where we're heading.

The Coming Storm Over the Supreme Court

nytimes.com

Jay Silverman

513 days ago

As if any two people are ever going to agree about this sort of thing.

Every Pixar Movie, Ranked

theringer.com

Jay Silverman

598 days ago

This is a pretty thoughtful piece.

Should Art Be a Battleground for Social Justice?

nytimes.com

Jay Silverman

598 days ago

This is pretty good.

Good Girls Gone Mad

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

Co-sign. The world is getting better (Trump and Brexit aside). Let's be confident about that.

The Enlightenment Is Working

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

John Paul Stevens

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

People Don’t Actually Know Themselves Very Well

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

Probably not wrong.

Call-Out Culture Is a Toxic Garbage Dumpster Fire of Trash

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

This is just comically bonkers. I love it.

The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

As someone working in children's media and who cares a lot about what kids are exposed to, this is an awfully good thing to be mindful of.

Why Do Cartoon Villains Speak in Foreign Accents?

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Jay Silverman

766 days ago

Sabermetrics go international. Cool article.

The Bill James of Japan

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Jay Silverman

852 days ago

I continue to be astounded that my favorite TV show as a kid - a show that I assumed that nobody else was watching, and a show that is primarily famous for being in reruns eight times longer than its original run - continues to be a quirky cultural touchstone of sorts that continually gets invoked.

The President Pushes His Luck - The President Show | Comedy Central

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

The deluge of scandals reflects a rise in moral standards, not a fall

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

When Good Political Arguments Go Bad: On “Critique Drift”

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

The best show on television right now.

Talking to a Philosopher About ‘The Good Place’

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

Jeff Bezos’ Heart Breaks A Little Reading Albany’s Amazon Headquarters Pitch

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

Oh great!

20 of America's top political scientists gathered to discuss our democracy. They're scared.

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

Let the Elizabeth Warrenification of the Democratic Party commence!

Clintonian Democrats Are Peddling Myths to Cling to Power

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

A reminder that Donald Trump screws up everything that he touches.

How Donald Trump Destroyed a Football League

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Jay Silverman

856 days ago

5 Strange Problems You Face When You're A Liberal Ex-Muslim

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