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[ih] New Republic Article - "How We Misremember the Internet’s Origins"

On 11/1/2019 4:11 PM, Lori Emerson wrote:
> to repeat, my issue is with ad hominem attacks which the thread was 
> veering?toward if not engaging with. Civil debate about facts is a 
> different thing altogether---

Yes, but...  when someone is an intensely insulting provocateur, it does 
not necessarily serve as an excuse for responses that are uncivil, but 
it certainly explains them.


Dave Crocker
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