This articulates my frustration with the cognitive dissonance of people who know that Big Tech is bad but continue to embolden it.
"Perhaps, deep down, we are aware of our hypocrisy, which informs our expressions of outrage. The tweets, the hot takes, podcasts, and talking heads on — everything is theater. We are simply distracting ourselves from ourselves, avoiding the feeling that we are ultimately powerless when it comes to meaningfully influencing the outcome. "
@karan Personally, I've done a pretty godd job getting away from them. But I still need to communicate with people who don't seem to see the issue...
@alcinnz same. Forced FB and IG years ago among other things
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