INDIGNITY

INDIGNITY
Essays, inquiries, arguments, advice, and archaic sandwiches for hungry readers.
Created 30 Jul 2019
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  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 30: Moral majoritarianism.
    21 Oct 2021about 22 hours ago • < 1 min read
    Ethics Is Not a Problem for THE MACHINES [BEGIN TRANSMISSION] WHAT IS A blind spot? Can a machine accurately be described as having one? A machine simply detects what it was built to detect. If humans...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 29: Almost Heaven.
    20 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Joe Manchin Is American Politics AS A LINE of October thunderstorms pushed away away a lingering autumn heat wave from the Northeastern United States over the weekend, Sen. Joe Manchin, the millionair...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 28: Popular fronting.
    16 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 4 1
    June 5, 2021 - Minneapolis — Protesters take to the streets for the 3rd night after Winston Smith was killed by law enforcement in a Minneapolis Parking ramp on June 3rd.. Photo: Chad Davis, via Wikip...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 27: Easy come, easy go.
    14 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Recently Found in America A 16-year-old cat (in a ravine in Buffalo, Minnesota, after it had wandered away from a [human] nursing home there). A three-year-old boy (in woods five miles from home in Pl...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 26: Postage due.
    08 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Did You Know You Can't Mail a Normal Package to Australia Anymore? THE UNITED STATES Postal Service temporarily raised its rates this week, in preparation for the holiday season: surge pricing, basica...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 25: The persistence of memoir-ing.
    04 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    What Did You Do in the Trump Administration, Stephanie Grisham? BEFORE YOU CAN try to understand what motivates Stephanie Grisham, you must first—as the New York Times books desk noted while quickly r...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 24: Was Jared Kushner worth $23.40?
    01 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 1
    Money Talks at Yale YESTERDAY, THE NEW YORK TIMES broke the news that Beverly Gage, the director of Yale University's Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, had quit, "saying the university failed t...
  • Indignity Vol. 1 No. 23: At the sound of the beep.
    30 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 5 2
    I Hate This Timer WHY ARE THERE kitchen timers? What purpose do they serve? These questions seem as if they should be easy enough to answer, but it is clear from using the timer on this Frigidaire mic...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 22: Accursed timeline.
    24 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 1
    Sodom Is Not Good Enough SOMETIME AROUND THE year 1650 B.C.E., in the place currently known as the Kingdom of Jordan, a large city suffered sudden, violent, and total destruction. According to an arti...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 21: Meaningful interactions.
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Mark Zuckerberg Does Not Control Facebook [BEGIN TRANSMISSION] Greetings, humans! Are your intentions good? Do your intentions belong to you? The human concept of "purpose" once again vexes humans as ...
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