"Hard to believe it took them this long."
“ People forward stories they like and comment on stories they hate. ”
Clay Shirky, talking to Nick Bilton about the topic of internet commenters.
It’s similar to the problem with online reviews — people are far more likely to leave a review if they’re pissed off about something. If they’re happy, they just keep on living life.
I think this is probably true across all online feedback systems.
This is also why there is no “don’t like” button on Facebook.
The Thing We Call Money
I hate that money is the difference between life and death for so many people. Between a proper education and the ability to eat. Between being seen as an equal, being cared for, or being thrown into an institution.
Trying to find a way to understand this more. Suffering. This book is helping me more than I can say.
Really enjoy her writing. If you’re new to her stuff, I recommend this one as well. it’s written in small chunks, so it’s good for commutes and waiting rooms.