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Nice one on Morozov’s rhetoric of contempt:

In Uncategorized on April 2, 2013 at 12:07

Evgeny Morozov and the Rhetoric of Contempt

from The Meta-Activism Project by Mary

Evgeny Morozov is perhaps the most skilled contemporary practitioner of the rhetoric of contempt.  He seeks to win arguments (and attention) by treating ideas he dislikes with scorn and ridicule and by treating their proponents with mockery and cruelty.  He encourages this behavior in others.  The exchange below, which happened earlier today, is a good example.

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