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Topic: Internet trolls.
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thenewcalculus@gmail.com

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Internet trolls.
Posted: Feb 19, 2014 4:36 AM
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I read this article and it reminded me of the trolls on this site:

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/climate_desk/2014/02/internet_troll_personality_study_machiavellianism_narcissism_psychopathy.html

They are mostly ANONYMOUS like the flotsam that comments on this site:

In the past few years, the science of Internet trollology has made some strides. Last year, for instance, we learned that by hurling insults and inciting discord in online comment sections, so-called Internet trolls (who are frequently anonymous) have a polarizing effect on audiences, leading to politicization, rather than deeper understanding of scientific topics.


They are SADISTIC bastards:

"Ultimately, the allure of trolling may be too strong for sadists, who presumably have limited opportunities to express their sadistic interests in a socially-desirable manner."

No one should be allowed to comment anonymously or with a pseudonym. Real names should be required. That would take care of all the fuckfaces whose only goal is to derail discussions.



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