Why Does Everything Bad Seem to Involve the Internet?

Everything bad involves the internet, because everything—good, bad or indifferent—involves the internet, and people want excuses for their failures. The internet is nearly the perfect modern day bogey man. Humans seem congenitally predisposed to justify undesirable outcomes by turning to external explanations. If there is something, anything, that available that could be the “root cause” […]

What Is a Theory?

A theory explains the mechanisms through which causes create effects. I’m not prone to violence, but if you really want to see me punch someone, find me on a really bad day, and then tell me “Anything is ‘theoretically possible.’” While the infinite possibilities provided by theory is a common idea is society—and one you […]