#Gamestop #Wallstreetbets: Insurrection

As I pointed out in multiple tweets as the story entered the mainstream, it is an error to look upon the Gamestop / Wallstreetbets event as a purely financial matter.  Instead, the motivation of those driving up the share prices reflects something far greater.  The people investing today are driven by righteous anger, about generational …

Thoughts on imagined realities, fictional constructs & January 6th

In a previous blog post I made these assertions: A unique quality of humans is our ability to create imagined realities. Many things that are fundamental to society are fictional constructs. Therefore, humans were always ripe to be exploited by fake news. It is only the increased ability to propagate fake news and the end …