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Philosophy

Rage Against the Trolls

Context: Trolls Aren’t Like the Rest of Us I do wonder if the adversarial and tribal biases that so readily percolate through (for instance, but not only) online social networks have a tendency to reflexively cultivate and incentivise a bundle of pathological personality traits. In this sense, the technologically-mediated self-propagation of inflammatory and provocative narrative […]

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culture

Reflections: Don’t Feed The Troll

There is no sense in which the normative value of a consensus morality is the central concern for a bully or online troll. Piranha feeding at a corpse do not much care for the reason the corpse lies before them in the water…