Argumentum ad antiquitatem
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the ambient misogyny and racism (and more) that floats around my Twitter communities. It’s ambient in the sense that it’s pervasive, and also that we don’t have to follow an antagonist to see their tweets or have them engage us directly. It’s an ecology of violence. And misinformation….
… and then Turtle grabbed 2014 and dove down, down into the dark deep and we had all the feels and we whispered goodbye Turtle, goodbye 2014
I’ve become numb to racism in legacy media in Canada. But to see Canadaland unthinkingly repeat a racist trope angers …