The paradigm in which a rich egomaniac can own addictive social media platforms

professor rat pro2rat at
Mon May 9 21:34:32 PDT 2022

This conversation takes place in the context of media hullabaloo about Elon Musk seeking to purchase Twitter, the paradigm in which a rich egomaniac can own the addictive social media platforms over which so much social and political life is engaged and what positives we can draw from alternatives like Mastodon and the Fediverse.

The Jackass Dorsey trial will resemble the trial of Socrates to the extent he , not only didn't oppose tyranny for years, but helped enable it for at least a year.

He should also get the same - permanent exile - penalty, despite lacking Socrates wit, charm, good-looks and intelligence.

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