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Review: 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' by Jon Ronson

At a time where numerous online communities have continuous ‘drama’, Jon Ronson asks in his latest book – So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed – why social media sites such as Twitter are used to call out and shame individuals for their actions. 343 more words

General

“There is something scary about letting ourselves go. It means that we will screw up, that we will relinquish the possibility of perfection. It means that we will say things we didn’t mean to say and express feelings we can’t explain. 86 more words

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“There is something scary about letting ourselves go. It means that we will screw up, that we will relinquish the possibility of perfection. It means that we will say things we didn’t mean to say and express feelings we can’t explain. 86 more words

A Word's Worth

Who Are You Voting For?

“…voters weren’t using their reasoning faculties to analyze the facts; they were using reason to preserve their partisan certainty”

How We Decide, Jonah Lehrer…

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Contemplations

So You've Been Publicly Shamed...

I have mixed feelings after reading the first four chapters of Jon Ronson’s book ‘So you’ve been publicly shamed’. At first glance, I thought the writer Jonah Lehrer probably deserved what happened to him and that the infamous Justine Sacco definitely deserved what happened to her. 348 more words

Tea Parties, Rewritings and a Touch of Magic

Two weeks ago, I complained that life isn’t nearly as exciting as an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. How I regret those words… Let’s just say that I should own shares in the local hospital with all my friends and family who end up there. 417 more words

Writing