I just had my first article "Ending Online Outrage Mobs," published for The American Thinker. The article takes the idea of "skin in the game" from Nicholas Nassim Taleb and applies them to online civility and basically online forgiveness.
Broadly speaking, the Left feels like they can demand someone be fired for every small infraction; like say Roseanne making one racist tweet or Nobel Prize-winning scientist Tim Hunt making an innocuous joke. Apologies are never accepted and only seen as acts of weakness. And when someone on the Left says something completely out-of-line, mainstream conservatives pundits will come to their defense and say they shouldn't be fired because "my principles" or something. But if the Left doesn't feel any blowback, why would they ever stop? Until they suffer too from outrage mobs, they have no skin in the game.
And I should note, one Nicholas Nassim Taleb agrees with my take:
Check the article out here!
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