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Originally posted by SaturnFX
Pretty sure 4chan and other chan websites are one of the horsemen (is there a moron horse?).
Anyhow, misinformation and fake news has been around since the dawning of civilization (typically governments job..now the sheep control the sheep, so "they" don't have to).
The intelligent people will remain the intelligent and informed, and the gullible will fall for misinformation, be caught up in the flame war hobbys, etc.
The internet is just a representation of humanitys mind. has alot of sex on it, alot of stupid ideas, some boring stats, some ramblings, alot of junk, and no real aim or purpose. The internet is a global brain...the brain of humanity.
The scariest thing about the internet is how close it is to the average brain. micro and macro.
Originally posted by Anthony1138
This shouldn't come to a surprise to any of you, but invade you havn't noticed, there is a lot of insulting and batter on the Internet, ranging from people quarreling about opinions and beliefs all the way done to sending death threats, so I ask. Why do people do this?
Why can't some people just have a polite and civil conversation, rather than freaking out over a difference of opinions?
What does this say about our species? We quarrel with one another, start fights and say hateful things to one another when you don't even know each other, if we can't get along as a species, what makes any of you think aliens would want to contact us?