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The rise of Internet rage: Why we need to stop hiding behind ‘just my opinion’


by Amanda Cassidy
16th Jul 2021

Read time: 8 mins

The internet has given us an unparalleled platform for communication. But instead of embracing this newly-accessible social circle, why are we reverting to tribalism and outrage? Amanda Cassidy explores It’s nice to be nice – one of the first lessons I remember being taught by my parents. If you don’t have anything good to say, don’t say anything at all, they would chide if we dared utter an insult or rude comment. But these days,...

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