Shame Storm

Any attempt to defend yourself or clarify your original remarks is the equivalent of a squeaky cry of, Why is everyone making fun of me?!’ on the playground,” Holiday says. Whether it happens in front of snarky blogs or a real-life bully, the result is the same: Everyone makes fun of you even more.” The idea that online shaming is a form of debate—or in any way oriented toward finding the truth—is a delusion. Dialogue is not the point.

Posted on 2018-12-31
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