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A template for every awful political discussion you've ever witnessed on Facebook. - nomoon - 09-12-2012 11:16 AM

… and now for something completely different... and lighthearted.

Someone posted this on Facebook, but I think that it’s relevant here. It’s funny, but surprisingly accurate for a variety of internet political exchanges. How many behaviors can you identify? So far, I’ve come up with the following:

  1. Teamism/Tribalism
  2. Ad hominem attack
  3. Confirmation bias