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When someone is wrong on the internet
Please, no more arguing on the internet. Let’s get enough sleep instead, or some fresh air.
Five things to share:
Quick question: pro or anti-vax? Pause. Pay attention to the feeling that question arises within you. Anyway. This isn't a post about wrong opinions on the internet. After all, someone, somewhere is always wrong on the internet. Instead, it’s about what one can do when someone is wrong on the internet.
It’s very hard to read a book a week when the internet exists: *Sigh* I might switch this to something else. Any ideas?
Robb used to spend an hour a day of his precious time arguing and debating on forums and leaving comments on articles that concerned a specific political and social topic he cared about strongly. Very strongly. Robb recently decided to rid his life of this giant useless time suck. In someone is wrong on the internet !!!, he shares the special trick he used to quit wasting time arguing with people online.
A quote I want to share with you:
If you have to choose between being kind or being right, choose being kind and you’ll be right every time.
Be kind, or log off.
I was inspired to write this week’s post after reading Austin Kleon’s When a wrong answer brings out the right answer. Want a question answered on the internet? Don’t ask the question, post the wrong answer.
That’s all for this week!
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