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Snakes have legs — stop being dumb on the internet

Snakes have legs — stop being dumb on the internet

Did you know that snakes have legs?

Well, snakes used to have legs, but that’s another story. And there are lizards that looks like snakes. But that’s beside the point.

The point here is that all of us, as humans, are subject to a great number of logical fallacies and biases.

This animation by Danny Casale, Snakes have legs, is funny, but it’s also quite serious.

Because while some might argue that the internet makes us stupid, it’s more likely that the internet makes it transparent just how stupid we often are.

The point with this short blog post is just that:

We should all strive to do and say less dumb shit on the internet. Let’s be optimistic and believe, if only for a second, that we could do just that.

Because we should be free to be smart, but not free to be stupid.


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Jerry Silfwer
Jerry Silfwer, aka Doctor Spin, is an awarded senior adviser specialising in public relations and digital strategy. Currently CEO at KIX Communication Index and Spin Factory. Before that, he worked at Kaufmann, Whispr Group, Springtime PR, and Spotlight PR. Based in Stockholm, Sweden.

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