Where does the Internet go to ‘Change its mind’?
maybe it’s the reddit thread treasure trove Change my View (CMV)…It is human to hold beliefs. Superhuman to be able to change them. Photo credit — Raj EiamworakulOn February 16th, 2018 when comedian Steven crowder tweeted a picture of himself with the sign ‘Male Privilege is a myth. Change My Mind’ , chances are little that he knew what was coming. Internet took to photo-shopping various versions of this photo and in a matter of hours the ever so mysterious deity of all things viral took over and birthed tens of thousands of children of the image; also called memes.But, it got me #thinking about the lost art of changing our minds. In today’s age, it is only to human to have opinions, but superhuman to be able to change them . I asked myself, when was the last time I said ‘This changed my mind’.Do (...)