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Tweet Less, Talk More

Posted December 14th, 2016 at 11:23 am (UTC-4)
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World and political affairs, like close personal relationships, cannot be mediated through tweets, texts, or Facebook postings. During this year’s presidential debates, for example, candidates seemed more eager to utter bite-size quotes suitable for YouTube than engage with each other’s ideas in back-and-forth conversations.

Facebook Threats Case Still Menace to Free Speech

Posted June 2nd, 2015 at 12:11 pm (UTC-4)
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Winston Churchill once said that there is “nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.”