Geeks rising

Paul Krugman has an interesting column in the NYT about this election and geek civilization— he uses the term “culture,” but in the context of the article, and considering the ways in which geeks commune, sharing information and identity on the internet, I think “civilization” more properly captures the contrast with anti-intellectuals who disdain individual thinkers, and who prefer demagoguery to democracy.  Geeks don’t necessarily care if you think something different than us; we just care that you think.

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