Freedom of speech

“OK, boomer” Vol. 2: Climate Change Kills

On my way to Leiden I witnessed a conversation that literally made the hairs in my neck stand up, much akin to a pissed off cat. I was sitting in the train on a Tuesday afternoon, minding my own business as you do in a crowded train, when two people sat down in the seats across from me. At first I ignored…

“OK boomer” Vol. 1: Pride Comes Before the Fall

The other day I went shopping in a garden centre. You know, one of those very large ones that require a map to navigate. Why I  was there is of no importance; the fact of the matter is that I was there, and that I got lost. In my own –very human- hubris, I had decided to not follow the clearly laid…

The Players of the Abyss

In my previous blog post I mentioned about the importance of online friends on the resistance against solitude in the current era. What I missed however, was to mention the recurrent phenomenon of hate related speeches that happen on online gaming platforms. As we all know, playing a game can easily leads to frustration if the final result is not the one…