Encomium · Pointless and Incomprehensible · Vituperation

The Joy of Hate

When I discovered Hater, it was love at first sight. According to Tech Insider, Brendan Alper developed the dating app based on the idea that people form stronger attachments based on mutual dislikes than on common interests. This concept is explored in Jennifer Bosson’s 2006 study, “Interpersonal chemistry through negativity: Bonding by sharing negative attitudes…… Continue reading The Joy of Hate

Fable · Vituperation

Of Shoes, and Ships, and…Several Geese

Addendum: When I wrote this post, though things were anything but perfect politically, the refugee situation had not escalated to the point that it reached yesterday afternoon. I hope that while we are doing everything we can to promote the safety and decent treatment of people who need to take refuge in this country, we…… Continue reading Of Shoes, and Ships, and…Several Geese