Sentences I never thought I'd read

“What’s needed is a cross between Twitter and Habermas.”

Will Davies, despite the clear attempt to go straight into Pseud’s Corner, makes an interesting argument that social media does a good job on the questions “What can I know?” and “What do I like?”, but a poor job on “What should I do?” He reckons:

If there were greater potential reputational currency connected to the moral sphere, perhaps we would be more inclined – out of sheer vanity, but so what? – to go about performing extroverted ethical acts.

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