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Articles I liked from the week of June 17th, 2018.

  1. SHAME & SOCIETY0. Previously , on Three’s Company: This is how society arrives at an absence of faith. It’s no coincidence that Chad executed his scheme as a tourist: that…
  2. The Pygmalion Effect: Proving Them RightThe Pygmalion Effect is a powerful secret weapon. Without even realizing it, we can nudge others towards success. In this article, discover how expectations can…
  3. The Mask It WearsThe People v. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It by Yascha Mounk Harvard, 400 pp, £21.95, March, ISBN 978 0 674 97682 5 Not Enough:…
  4. Apple's Airpods Are an OmenMarcio Jose Sanchez / AP The moment I put the Apple AirPods in my ears, I feel like I’ve already dropped them in the toilet. They are so small and slippery. The…

  1. Friendship Is CountersignalingYesterday I talked about countersignaling in the context of some controversial and complicated ideas. Maybe I should have started with some examples where I’m…

  1. Why Do We Care So Much About Privacy?Amid ever-evolving technologies, the law is always playing catch-up. Illustration by Seb Agresti The reason you’ve been receiving a steady stream of…