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veeknot
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08/11/2018 7:59 am  

Their anger spreads to you. There is a similar effect on you when someone says something sarcastic to you. 

In both situations, you feel hurt and you react.

With articles, a part of you may identify with the message that the writer is talking about. However, a part of their rage ends up in you. Blog posts where people talk about their anger, traps rage and people just end up getting angrier.


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saya
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17/11/2018 7:02 am  

I really wonder what platforms like twitter do to you... found this article that says:

“If you have different contrasting emotions, one after the other, you become desensitized to experiencing any one of them fully,” ... "Our brain was not designed, nor did it evolve, to experience so many things quickly in a row.”


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28/11/2018 6:58 pm  

Yeah, our brains do not like being inundated with too many messages. This can sometimes result in a person being in a fugue state, too.


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29/11/2018 11:00 am  

I've heard of fugue state, but I thought it was pretty extreme/rare.


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