The end of obscurity and the cover of crowds

Most of our public utterances and interactions quickly fade into obscurity. Chances are that you don’t remember the faces of the people at the grocery store or the license plate number of the last car that passed by you. Thanks to moral codes, human evolutionary limitations, and our imperfect memory, chances are that others don’t … Continue reading The end of obscurity and the cover of crowds

Social Globalization, Popular Imagination, and Pandemics

These days, I have been binge-reading several books and articles whose topics overlap, resulting to some interesting thoughts that I want to share. To keep it short, I think that we have entered a new era of popular imagination (as it is natural when unprecedented events occur): the era of viral pandemics, intertwined with new … Continue reading Social Globalization, Popular Imagination, and Pandemics