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The imaginary, destructive power of social media

 

October 25, 2021

It’s very easy these days to say that social media is toxic. People act in ways they’d never do in real life, because it isn’t real life. They act like feral wolves, because they can. The Twitter police don’t carry guns, and their badges are imaginary.

In fact, social media is one big, imaginary world, and we’re all way too wrapped up in things that don’t matter – the opinions exp...



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