This ‘essay’ addresses cynicism, irony, and the tendency to stop interacting with someone who disagrees with you at or before the moment of the interaction in a discussion.
I recognize the problem of centering the question of identity and ideology on the male/masculine axis; but I am not writing the definitive treatise on all identity. I mean to speak to a particular issue as far as my experience has shown me.
There is a dangerous pretense in writing philosophically as an amateur. The goal of saying something novel about “whatever is” has often lead my enthusiastic heart toward the precipice of a foolish plummet, and I would not lead any over the edge with me in baseless speculation. Publishing philosophical essays using online platforms further complicates the situation.