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The Trump effect is making us all dumber   Culture & Society

Started 12/2/17 by DigYourGig; 187 views.
Knotpicky (RUTA)

From: Knotpicky (RUTA)

12/2/17

We can see the lack of civility and low writing level here on the forums also, mainly from right-wingers. From the article:

Since the end of the primaries (June 2016 – May 2017), complexity of discourse in Democratic subreddits improved to a 6.9 grade-level while discourse in Republican subreddits further declined to a 1.1 grade-level.

This is evident on these forums also, not just on Reddit. I see the cause as right-wingers "argue" without facts, logic, or nuance. There's really no way to have discourse, especially intelligent discourse, when one side denies facts and redefines words to their own odd meanings.

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