All in The Conversation

IS IT REALLY 2018?

'how do we know what year we are in? Clearly, we are in whatever year we say we are, according to whatever dating system we choose to use. While 2018AD/CE dominates current dating measures, we might just as well choose to use the measures provided by other religions, beliefs or cultures. And who knows what measures may be deemed more applicable to future generations.'

Why not nationalize Facebook?

IS FACEBOOK A PUBLIC ROAD OR A PRIVATE MALL? 
Seeing Facebook for what it is

'As Slate’s April Glaser puts it, abandoning Facebook is a luxury because “for lots of people, leaving the service would be a self-harming act.”

For many people, Facebook has become a personal, professional and economic necessity'