subcomments are quickly degenerating into bullying

I respectfully submit that you use this term in a noncentral way:

Cyberbullying is the use of information technology to harm or harass other people in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner.

Specifically, there was no harassment. Whether ishi has suffered harm as a result of this thread is unclear at best, and certainly no harm was intended by any of the commenters, even assuming ishi is human.

Please consider tempering your allegations next time you feel indignant.

I'll just link to this and I'm done.

Open thread, 18-24 August 2014

by David_Gerard 1 min read18th Aug 201481 comments


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