We don’t consider ourselves a primitive society. We are civilized. We don’t punish people who offend us by casting stones. We are not barbarians. We prefer bloodless, virtual crucifixion through viral memes and online commentary. We prefer petitions to higher authority through the screams of a digital mob. Make the wrong mistake and there is …
Month: May 2016
Reality TV isn’t real in any sense of the word. Similarly, Hollywood can take a true story, like an uneventful little league football game, and turn it into the Super Bowl.
Leaving a Facebook group can have a calming effect, like shutting a thick, soundproof door on a room full of baying hounds. Most Internet forums are hostile, regardless of topic or professed ideals.
I think one of the benchmarks of character is how someone treats something they are renting.