I’m O.K. — You’re Pure Evil – The New York Times

Source: I’m O.K. — You’re Pure Evil – The New York Times

This article points out one of the reasons why I am so reticent to use Twitter: the fact that Twitter gives people an unedited space and a sense of anonymity or distance in which to express their opinions. Here’s a great quote from Pres. Obama on the :

“An explanation of climate change from a Nobel Prize-winning physicist looks exactly the same on your Facebook page as the denial of climate change by somebody on the Koch brothers’ payroll….The capacity to disseminate misinformation, wild conspiracy theories, to paint the opposition in wildly negative light without any rebuttal — that has accelerated in ways that much more sharply polarize the electorate.” read more