I’m trying to discern reliable strategies to rise above the mindless shouting matches that have become political discourse. It seems a good place to start is to choose your battles and your ammunition (evidence). So what makes a bad battle or bad ammunition?
How concerned should we be about governments and corporations collecting data about us?
E.g. Wikileaks vs NSA – Both believe in gathering private information. One is a noble truthseeker. One is a filthy eavesdropper. Why the difference? When is gathering other people’s information good and when is it bad? What is the point of privacy, exactly?
Has feminism gone too far? Or not far enough? What important problems does the feminist movement have to face/has it caused today?
Someone who is spurred to action, but not to thought, is a profoundly dangerous individual.
In democracy there is a human right everyone seems to think is simple enough, but in actuality encompasses two directly contradictory ideas. I refer to, “the vote is a universal human right”. It is actually two separate rights: