Yes, this book is very controversial. But of course, I love to read that kind of book.
It has been looking more and more likely that the future of warfare in general lies in cyberspace.
Overall, The War on the West does a good job of exposing most of the disturbing trends I see in my generation and in America (and Europe) in general.
Literature has long been used as a way to communicate about the human experience, to broadcast ideas across continents, to connect with people of vastly different backgrounds, to expand empathy, to broaden people’s perceptions of the world.
I had very mixed feelings on this book.
Douglas Murray’s The Madness of Crowds is another refreshing book about the craziness of our current society.
I read this book because it was recommended on my favorite podcast, Darknet Diaries!
“We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a great essay that explains feminism with the goal of removing the negative stereotypes surrounding it.
This was the second read of my banned books challenge last year.
Yes: George Orwell wrote more than just Animal Farm and 1984, in fact.
Welcome back to another post in which I use my cancel-proof irrelevance to dive into another example of well-intentioned-things-gone-off-the-rails in the book community.
Why is speech now considered violence? Why have people started to introduce themselves with a laundry list of identity labels? Why is my generation faking mental disorders on TikTok for clout? Why are people so eager to cancel one another on Twitter? Why are we seeing insistences that math and science are racist?
In the past few years, it has become relatively common to see large and occasionally violent protests on college campuses when controversial, usually right-wing, speakers are invited.
George Orwell manages to articulate why people using political buzzword salad is so annoying in one essay.
Separating the art from the artist has long been a debate in the world of literature.
The following quotes have been taken from popular YA books published in the last fifteen years:
I had heard Malala’s story before, in magazine articles and at school, and I decided it was about time I read her memoir. I’m really glad I did.