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Walk softly, heed the trolls

I’m not a fan of trolls, whether they reside under bridges, in great works of fantasy fiction, or online. I used the term “troll” recently in a post explaining why comments were turned off here, while guest columns and letters were welcomed. In my understanding of the term troll — and my experience with some

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Feedback wanted

Feedback wanted

  Some pretty prominent websites banned the practice of publishing reader comments after years-long attempts to tame trolls. I find trolls fascinating. Did the internet anonymity reveal a dark side to human nature that always existed? Or were trolls merely the digital manifestation of crowd mentality? I’m not a fan of trolls. As a “public

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Plain language-always fashionable

Outside of science fiction movies, I’ve yet to experience time stand still, or spool backwards. Yet in this, the year 2018, we have people whose speech and text constantly remind us of time’s inexorable direction. It is now fashionable to place the words “going forward” in every discussion involving the establishment. “Going forward, our initiative

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