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Internet Arguments: An Exercise In Futility

Recently I’m beginning to feel like there’s no real purpose to arguing with people online. Just like when I finally realized I can just mute people on Xbox Live, I’m beginning to lean more towards ignoring people than engaging in any kind of keyboard warrior shouting match. 371 more words

Blogging

Internet Politeness Norms & Alternate...Everything

Today’s post is about internet politeness norms (there don’t seem to be any), alternative medicine/treatments (aka “woo”), and the general alternative reality that a lot of people seem to be living in (virtual reality in its many forms). 3,337 more words

Petty Annoyances

Speech is free and silence is golden

Silencing is generally considered a bad thing. Which is quite right, considering how many people still have to fight for their voices, and demand to be heard. 828 more words

A Study Case of Rejecting Inconvenient Reality

“It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have got it.” — Edmund Way Teale…

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Talking

Depression is real

It is one of the reasons I am starting up my blog again. I was planning on the beginning of September, but it seems like a good moment to do it. 362 more words

"Quotes"

It has become popular in social media to use other people’s quotes and slogans in place of thinking up one of ¬†your own. I have been guilty of this myself; thinking that if I use quotes I wouldn’t have to get into internet arguments. 662 more words

Passion

Six Logical Fallacies People Need to Stop Pointing Out

I’m someone that can’t help but get pulled into internet arguments. I just can’t help it, guys! This blog came about partially because we at Be Young & Shut Up read the Youtube comments lately and don’t care about pissing off people from high school. 1,145 more words

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