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Facebook & Emotional Pornography

Gut responses to images of people or animals in pain are just that. Humans feel empathy by instinct. Displaying your hard-wired capacity for empathy, without direction or application, by liking, commenting on and sharing these kinds of images is emotional pornography. It doesn’t make a skerrick of difference for the subjects featured. What it achieves, is a cheap and nasty boost in activity for the poster of the image, and a deluded sense of do-goodery for the person interacting with that image.

via Facebook & Emotional Pornography.

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About kathythesane

Content to be Lefty, Libtard, Snowflake, TreeHugger, DoGooder, kind, generous and sane. This Atheist will say potent prayers for you Trumpettes.

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