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  •  It was interesting to read the comments after. (13+ / 0-)

    The New Yorker audience has better punctuation and grammar, but still skews as partisan as Yahoo News in each individual's interpretation of what is laid before them

    I believe the ability to post comments on message boards has caused us to become out of practice in the art of listening. Or has, at least, allowed us to make statements without integrating what another has said, and believe that we are having a conversation.

    (He posts on a message board without integrating what anyone else has said.)

    It would be an interesting exercise to spend a day abstaining from posting statements -  one day of posting only questions seeking to understand others.

    Then, of course, you'd have to follow up to read the answers.

    "Jersey_Boy" was taken.

    by New Jersey Boy on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 07:38:10 AM PDT

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