online mob

What Doesn’t Kill Us Brings Us Together

What Doesn’t Kill Us Brings Us Together

The Danish existentialist Søren Kierkegaard once suggested that the appeal of the human experience resided not in comfort and complacency but in struggle and self-discovery. And indeed, human history is defined by a cycle of calamity and collective growth. Though crops may fail, settlements may flood, and diseases may spread,

Vincent Harinam and Rob Henderson
Vincent Harinam and Rob Henderson
Mobbing
Narrow Roads of Bozo Land: How We Came to Be Governed by Online Mobs

Narrow Roads of Bozo Land: How We Came to Be Governed by Online Mobs

We all know the routine: an academic publishes some data that are incompatible with left-wing ideology, or maybe even just makes a non-PC joke, as in the case of the Nobel laureate Tim Hunt. They are then targeted by an online mob, the university administrators side with the mob and

Adam Perkins
Adam Perkins
Education