歸屬感與獨立

(Title Card Credit: (untitled) by tacklebox, source: Twitter)

“Each of us needs to know that people who we think are like us also see us as like them. We need to know that we are recognized and accepted by our peers. We need to know that we are not alone.” –––– Aaron Devore

「我們必須要知道那些我們認為跟我們很相像的人,他們也會認為我們跟他們很相像;我們必須要知道我們是被同儕認知並且接受的;我們必須要知道我們並不孤獨。」

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政治正確與狗哨政治

(Title Card Credit: “Ultrasonic dog whistle” by Sebastian Hartlaub, source: Wikipedia)

前一段時間曾經在 Mike Rugnetta 的播客(podcast) “Reasonably Sound” 裡聽到這樣的名詞「狗哨政治」(dog whistle politics),覺得十分有意思。知道概念之後就一直想要透過與自身相關的例子去具體理解「狗哨政治」會造成的影響,結果遲遲想不出合適的情境,也就把這個想法放了一段時間。不過因為最近開始在弄獸迷問卷的事情,讓我覺得我可以透過「狗哨政治」與「政治正確」(political correctness)的維度去進行思考,所以有了這一篇文章。 Continue reading “政治正確與狗哨政治”