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originally posted by: KellyPrettyBear
Stuff They Don't Want You To Know - HowStuffWorks, aren't TOO BAD. They appear to be good "high level" videos on a bunch of stuff, and they don't really try to sell you any BS.
When one researches the companies behind the quite large YouTube channels (i.e. >5 million subs, say childish ones like PewDiePie [sp?], Buzzfeed, etc) one quickly stumbles upon some curious facts: only a few major companies operate dozens of these YouTube channels, *and* the CEO of at least two of these companies were (and probably still are) ex-Mossad agents, and many of their board members have murky and shadowy pasts! It's neither here nor there, and it may mean nothing, but a pattern emerges: that one almost *always* finds these links to defense and intelligence apparatus even on seemingly childish and juvenile websites.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: KellyPrettyBear
People look to the internet to validate themselves and their ego's/opinions.
I'm old enough to know what the world was like before the internet. But I shudder to think of the world if the internet went away.
I think people would lose it, and go nuts.
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
arguing is less about "winning" and more about validating yourself. Which, as mentioned, all comes down to ego.
The easiest way to win an internet argument? Admit defeat and walk away....its the only winning move when you are hitting your head against a brick wall.
originally posted by: Eilasvaleleyn
a reply to: SLAYER69
You can change someone's opinions and beliefs as long as you aren't a dick about it, and they don't have significant personal investment already in place (donations, bought stuff, etc.) You just have to be gentle about it. ^_^
originally posted by: Brotherman
In America and most of Europe everyones a winner, I cant believe you didn't know that. It doesn't even matter the event or the challenge.