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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Jun 26, 2014, 07:47 AM

4. First world claptrap...

...and another illustration of the silliness of the Internet: the more extreme the position, the more attention it gets, and so positions get more extreme because vanity is the driving force behind most human action. See Ecclesiastes.
Which explains the increasing polarization of politics too. At some point I suppose there'll be a check on the spread of idiotic nonsense like this, but I suppose it'll take a while until it jumps the shark, as they say, for most people.
In the meantime I suppose you can walk around saying "We're doomed!" or something.

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