10.04.20

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On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog Until You Bark

Posted in Deception at 8:27 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

As the old adage goes

Way to the office

As the famous adage (or cartoon) goes, trolls on the Internet have a very fertile platform. Corporate shills can 'cancel' opponents (of the employer) without even fact-checking being an obstacle. This is a real (and likely growing) problem. We’ve almost lost Richard Stallman, Alex Oliva was next in line (the ‘firing line’ of that same troll), and recently I saw similar tactics used against myself in Twitter, e.g. [1, 2].

“Maybe the main “shithole” is the Internet, where nowadays there seem to be more falsehoods than facts. These falsehoods help spread disease, perpetuate global warming, and start unnecessary wars.”It starts with a deliberate distortion of someone’s views (or fabrication, the manufacturing of fake evidence), people then get angry and this anger is redirected or weaponised towards some goal (the ‘cancel’ in the term ‘cancel culture’). It can be a firing, dissociation, self-shame, de-platforming, or self-censorship akin to de-platforming (same net effect). Here’s the ‘incident’ which led me to no longer be active in Twitter, except passively (posting mere copies there by exporting from JoinDiaspora):

Cancel site

The context of this was, it was falsely claimed that I had said SJVN was against Linux (obviously untrue); what I actually said was, SJVN is employed by a Linux-hostile company (and became somewhat of a Microsoft apologist). He himself complained about ZDNet‘s anti-Linux FUD.

But who cares about facts anyway?

Right?

The trolls are constantly watching, monitoring their target’s words, looking to take something out of context and then rally a social control media mob against that target.

Meerkat

Wait, watch, react, create a lynching-happy mob and wait for it to ‘trend’ or ‘go viral’; this is how Julian Assange was turned from hero to villain and Stallman was framed as a tactless heretic who dislikes women. Evidence to support that? Total fabrication for the most part, as well as distorted words, taken out of context or deliberately rephrased to lie about his position. And yes, SJVN participated in that. He never issued a correction, so we know that ZDNet is about as credible as worthless 'tweets'.

A certain “shithole” President referred to poor countries as “shitholes” (arguably an incredibly racist statement for anyone to make) and he nowadays 'runs' (or commands) Twitter, swiftly shifting attention from a dead Justice (soon to be replaced by an inexperienced cult activist?) and a major tax scam to his medical diagnosis. The poor thing… you cannot wish for his death the way many of his followers publicly wished for the death of this Justice, diagnosed with cancer — a condition never publicly denied and downplayed (to the detriment of 215,000 dead Americans).

Maybe the main “shithole” is the Internet, where nowadays there seem to be more falsehoods than facts. These falsehoods help spread disease, perpetuate global warming, and start unnecessary wars. Literal wars, not just cultural ‘cancel culture’ flamewars (where casualties may lose a job, not their lives, albeit suicide may ensue).

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