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Blocking Awareness and Defriending Our Way into Group Think

Teodrose Fikremariam
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Teodrose Fikremariam

Writer at Ghion Journal
Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal.
Teodrose Fikremariam
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I am constantly amused by people who post threats on Twitter and Facebook as they warn anyone within all-caps distance that they will block or defriend anyone who dares commit the unforgivable sin of disagreeing with them. There was a time where debates advanced understanding, but that was way before social media and the distance bred by technology turned human beings into abstractions to be conquered instead of neighbors to learn from. This is not…

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