Nick Pollifrone (@NPollifrone21 )

Nick Pollifrone

Bio It is far easier to manipulate than it is to understand. Dont be a sheep. Do yourself/the world a favor and go discover Yuval Noah Harari.
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Android : Don't listen to people because you agree with their answers.

Listen because you respect the intellectual integrity they bring to their questions.

You learn more from people who challenge your thought process than from those who affirm your conclusions.

#SaturdayThoughts

Android : Average CEO pay:
1978 $1.7m
2018 $17m (adjusted for inflation)

+940%

Average private-sector worker pay:
1978 $50K
2018 $60K

+12%

Economic Policy Institute

Android : NEW episode of Jemele Hill is UnBothered drops today at 6p only on Spotify. My guest is Vince Staples, who has some TAKES. One of my favorite parts of this podcast was arguing with him about whether ‘Pac’s ‘Dear Mama’ would be a hit today.

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Android : Thank you Colin Kaepernick we ain’t forgot.

@nfl let the man work.

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Android : Disprove this "snowflake" garbage once & for all.

Ask your son:

Who is more of a delicate "snowflake" - the person who gets offended by racism/sexism & actively wants to help end bigotry? Or the person who is offended by people saying happy holidays instead of merry Christmas?

Android : Show them that progressive comedy isn't about being "politically correct" or safe.

It's often about exposing oppressive systems - which is the furthest thing from "safe" or delicate as you can get.

Android : Propaganda makes extreme points of view seem normal by small amounts of exposure over time - all for the purpose of converting people to more extremist points of view.

Use my baseball analogy, if you want. Tell your son that he doesn't have to be anybody's fool.

Android : Do you have white teenage sons?

Listen up.

I've been watching my boys' online behavior & noticed that social media and vloggers are actively laying groundwork in white teens to turn them into alt-right/white supremacists.

Here's how:

Android : Want to see Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan AND Timothée Chalamet all in one place? Look no further than the #LittleWomen trailer, which dropped today: trib.al/0JbmLqz

Android : Here’s a show for you… Annihilation (Directed by Alex Garland) – How Does It Stack Up To the Book? episode of Show Me The Meaning! – MOVIE Podcast
open.spotify.com/episode/3Ggrs9…

Android : Here’s a show for you… Inception (Directed by Christopher Nolan) – The Science of Dreams episode of Show Me The Meaning! – MOVIE Podcast
open.spotify.com/episode/2LTCyd…

Android : Here’s a show for you… Roma (Directed by Alfonso Cuarón) – Best Picture of 2018? episode of Show Me The Meaning! – MOVIE Podcast
open.spotify.com/episode/1jxFUr…

Android : Here’s a show for you… Her (Directed by Spike Jonze) – What Is A "Real" Relationship? (w/ Adam Kovic) episode of Show Me The Meaning! – MOVIE Podcast
open.spotify.com/episode/10p0F2…

Android : The people of Hong Kong are making clear that they will not tolerate repression, and their movement affirms: The power is with the people. They deserve our support and the support of the world. twitter.com/ABC/status/116…