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Good Conversation

Posted on 20 May 2019 by Josh Habgood-Coote

On the first of march 2018, Jack Dorsey published a manifesto setting out Twitter’s plans for improving the site.
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EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE: WHOSE JOB IS IT TO END IT?

Posted on 6 May 2019 by Lubomira Radoilska

Epistemic injustice refers to a category of harms that affect people specifically in their capacity as knowers, inquirers or communicators as opposed to fellow citizens, members of the moral community or rational agents more broadly. Examples include but are not limited to unwarranted distrust and denial of intelligibility with respect to experiences voiced by underprivileged
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What makes arrogant people so angry?

Posted on 22 April 2019 by Alessandra Tanesini

Arrogant people are often intolerant of questioning or criticism. They respond to genuine and even polite challenges with anger. They are bullies that attempt to humiliate and intimidate those who do not agree with, or explicitly defer to, their opinions. The arrogant feel superior to other people and arrogate for themselves special privileges. This sense of entitlement
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Objectification, Knowledge, and Pornography

Posted on 8 April 2019 by Aidan McGlynn

Objectification is treating or depicting a person as a mere thing. What does this involve? By now we’re all familiar with the idea that it’s an aspect of women’s subordinate status in society that they are sexually objectified: they are treated and depicted as sex objects. Practices such as sex work, pornography, street harassment, and
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