Archive for the ‘Social Experiments’ Category

On Facebook and Narcissism: When Crafting Your Own Self-Image Goes Too Far

I’ve always had an odd relationship with Facebook. I joined as a freshman in college, fresh out of the MySpace era, more concerned with who was in my Top 8 than whether or not I should “like” someone’s status. Back then, you had to have a .edu e-mail address just to join the mighty...
August 14th, 2013 | Culture, Media, Social Experiments | Read More

All the Married Ladies: A Response to Kate Bolick

Ever wonder how Conservative women compare with their feminist counterparts? My latest piece is up at the newly launched today: a response to The Atlantic’s November cover article. Though I was deep in the throes of giving birth, I couldn’t help smiling at the nurse’s shocked...
November 16th, 2011 | Conservative/Liberal, Culture, Family Issues, Featured, Philosophy, Politics, Social Experiments, Worldviews | Read More

Irish Impressions: An Old Book Dealing with Racism, Politics, and Ireland

In 1919, G. K. Chesterton published the book Irish Impressions, a book examining the conflict between England and Ireland. That same year marked the beginning of the Irish War of Independence, which ended with the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 and Ireland’s rise to dominion status within the British Empire....
September 29th, 2011 | Book Reviews, Culture, Featured, History, Media, Other, Social Experiments | Read More

Pornography, PETA Style

I would have thought that anyone arguing for a connection between PETA and pornography would have to suggest that objectification of women expressed via pornography was comparable to the objectification of animals in the meat industry production lines. Treating women like pieces of meat and then treating...
August 22nd, 2011 | Creation Care, Culture, Featured, Human Rights, Politics, Social Experiments, Social Justice | Read More

The End of Jonathan’s Card

Last Friday, the world lost Jonathan’s Card. If you are unfamiliar with Jonathan’s social experiment, the idea was that he bought a gift card, uploaded an image that could be scanned on any smartphone to the web, and encouraged people to use it and add money to it at their whim and desire....
August 15th, 2011 | Culture, Featured, Social Experiments | Read More
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