Don’t complain about your taxes!

https://kottke.org/18/04/how-bill-russell-stopped-charles-barkley-from-complaining-about-taxes

 

As I’ve been fortunate to be reasonably successful in life, I am looking more and more for ways to give back.  And not being a jerk about the most fundamental way to do that is, literally, the least anybody can do.

Super-interesting Article on “Political Correctness”

My thing about “political correctness” is that it’s not a constraint on free speech at all.  It’s simply acting civilized.  When somebody who is a particular thing asks you to refer to them a certain way, that’s just being civilized to accommodate them.  When people say “I hate all this political correctness”, I like to replace “political correct” with “being respectful”.  And then people just sound like dicks for saying “I hate all this being respectful”.

Read the article here.