Jon Revusky is a unique writing voice, and the article below is really noteworthy, I think. Insightful, intelligent, thoughtful, and funny and entertaining. He, himself, is likewise funny, and would seem to be quite good-natured based on the interviews I’ve heard with him, like this one where he discusses the linked article below with another “good guy”, Kevin Barrett: http://noliesradio.org/archives/136498.
Revusky’s maiden voyage article linked below deals colorfully with probably the main conundrum facing “truthers” (as I define that word: people inclined to easily and ungrudgingly follow the path of verifiable facts or greatest plausibility – where facts are not available, or don’t necessarily explain every little thing – whatever they are/that is and wherever they lead without respect to any pre-existing notions they might have about how the world works, or has worked till now, or how following that path might affect them personally), that being the phenomenon of the non-truther, and interacting with them (most people). It also helps define, super entertainingly, what truthers and non-truthers are in the first place, their basic characteristics and tendencies.
The whole article resonates hugely with me, and it also made me belly laugh, and so I’d like this man to have an audience. The article is long-ish, but greatly worth the read, and with the corporate news cycle lately dominated by the obvious noise of whether professional athletes do or don’t stand-up during national anthems, it seemed like a good time to share it.
In 1999, a big hit movie was The Matrix. I went and saw it but I don’t recall it making much of an impression on me. At the time, my understanding of the world was pretty conventional. I believed the things I was told – for example, that a lone nut by the name of […]
Revusky’s own (slightly neglected) website (c’mon Jon, get your articles on there, too!) is found here: https://revusky.com/blog/