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User Rank: Apprentice
5/17/2020 | 10:18:48 AM
Re: How to censor a dumbed down society with dark, self-centered agendas?
I guess too
User Rank: Moderator
5/16/2020 | 5:02:08 PM
How to censor a dumbed down society with dark, self-centered agendas?
It has got to be difficult for Facebook to figure out how to censor the posts from an increasingly dumbed down society of narcissists with various dark, self-centered agendas. A society just smart enough to click the Share button but not smart enough to do a Snopes check to weed out known lies & BS.

It's like watching lab mice self-administer cocaine by hitting a Share button. And that disproves everything we think we know about humans being intelligent, rational and evolved. 

Even worse, Facebook is financially incentivized to interfere as little as possible. Tin foil hat narratives are just awesome click bait, and they make ad dollars off of click bait. To hell with the cumulative effect on the society they live in - its cashflow, profits and a fat 401K. 

Clearly this is not going to end well for our society. There are too many sociopaths with an appetite for yelling "fire!" in crowded theatres and watching in delight as people get trampled in the stampede. I never thought when I got into personal computing as a profession that I would end up with the same feeling of remorse as the physicists who worked on atomic fission.

I guess a better understanding of history would have prepared me for humanity turning powerful technologies into weapons of self-destruction.
User Rank: Strategist
5/15/2020 | 9:14:54 AM
F off Zuck
Who elected MZ the arbitrator of the truth! I sure didn't - welcome to the United Socialist States of America!

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