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I really enjoyed Hadar Aviram's piece on prison food. A lot of the discussion in your work is how to make actual activism smarter, and the details of the struggles between those who care about the real outcomes, and those who are there to be seen and look busy.

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I will not hear a FUCKING WORD against Shogun.

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I'm all for being exposed to different viewpoints, but I don't think anti-vax conspiracy posts have any information content. Might need to do at least some cursory screening in the future.

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Freddie - this is an excellent feature of your Substack. 50 more Substacks for the price of one.

Thank you.

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It's very cool that you do this.

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I Just want to signal boost Stephen Delacroix's work at https://truegoodbeautiful.net/. I found it randomly through this post and spent 3+ hours barely scratching the surface.

Check it out if you're interested in a challenging but comprehensible opus on moral philosophy, especially pertaining to the tectonic shifts of premodernism, modernism and postmodernism that led us to our current unsettling reality, where liberal pluralism seems like it's on the cusp of coming apart at the seams. (spoiler: those seams were poorly stitched together from the beginning)

No yet convinced on his prescriptive solution of Virtue Ethics, but thoroughly enjoying the evisceration of both neo-reactionary nostalgia and postmodern identitarianism that underlie the competing illiberal impulses vying for political and cultural currency today.

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Really appreciate the shout out to my little blog. Thank you.

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Thanks Freddie!

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