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Righteous Outrage This desensitization makes it tough to clock exactly how modern outrage functions. Is it as awful as it sometimes feels? More useful than it might seem? Should we be rending our garments about our constant rending of garments? Or should we embrace the new responsiveness of the social and hypersensitive Web?
Advertisement And so—in an effort to answer these and other questions—we resolved to keep track of what people got outraged about every day of Since January, a phalanx of editors, writers, and interns has been scanning the horizons for funnels of fury.
They used a Google doc and a bot that reminded us about the project any time someone used the word outrage on IM. The rage-a-day calendar above contains the fruits of their labor: The results, we think, are illuminating.
People were upset about TV stars and wheelchairs and lattes and racism and war. Some days, people were upset about Slate.
Other days, we caught the outrage current and rode it a ways ourselves, as Jordan Weissmann details below. So please explore the calendar above.
And read the thoughtful essays below, each of which examines some aspect of outrage culture, and explore the way it shapes our world. But a month after publication, a writer at the National Review finally took a read.
The writer, Kevin D. It was an aggregation of that piece, with a more straightforward headline and some juicy excerpts, that did the trick: That piece is at, as of this writing, 2, tweets and counting. Photo illustration by Slate. These twin vines, both accusing Dunham of sexual abuse, took some time to flower.
Truth Revolt doubled down and refused to apologizeto much dismay, although they were quite right on First Amendment grounds. On Monday, Dunham announced she was canceling her book tour events in Belgium and Germany. This was a strange case where an outrage was begun by two publications, but it then spun freely off to feed itself on social media.A Time-line for the History of Mathematics (Many of the early dates are approximates) This work is under constant revision, so come back later.
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