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Eleanor Brigitta BorinsteinFollow

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Undergraduate

Keywords

misperception, digital age

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Premature public perception stimulates the widespread shaming and job dismissal seen in the current social environment. Although people are increasingly learning to question the truth, information is manipulated and filtered for many different motivators. This often results in a misperception of events based on limited context and, oftentimes, job dismissal that is becoming more and more commonplace.

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Graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and current participant in The Academy with The Heritage Foundation.

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The Problematic Nature of Ad-Hominem Attacks in the Digital Age

Premature public perception stimulates the widespread shaming and job dismissal seen in the current social environment. Although people are increasingly learning to question the truth, information is manipulated and filtered for many different motivators. This often results in a misperception of events based on limited context and, oftentimes, job dismissal that is becoming more and more commonplace.