If you are on Twitter and ever accidentally look at trending topics, it is a potpourri of outrage.
People get fired up about something for a day, tweet about it, and then tomorrow it’s another set of trending topics on the latest outrage.
The half-life of outrage is now very short.
On this topic, there’s a very interesting study in Nature (see The Blurb) called “Moral outrage in the digital age” which talks about the social consequences of technology and its enabling of moral outrage.
It’s worth a read.
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