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Old 06-27-2017, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Anansi View Post
And now we have a million ideological lenses, clumping together into violently polarized factions.

In the long run I agree, but for now, with the internet so vast and open to anyone who seeks only those views which satisfy their preconceptions, there can be no dialog, which is the crucial factor which transforms an easy spread of information into an easy spread of truth.

What are you even trying to say here? Do you think you don't try to squash out contrary views?
I don't think controlling the flow of information would prevent that. It would only hide it under the surface.

Truth is a lot rarer than many people are willing to admit. Sometimes you just have to build a consensus. That consensus should involve more people than just the ones who can disseminate information.

Do you think I am trying to squash you? I can't prevent you from speaking and I wouldn't if I could.
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