Although there are few things that press my buttons, I find that reading comment threads tends to unnerve me, due to a lot of contentiousness between certain commenters. And the word “kitchen” in a comment is probably one of those as well. Let me explain.

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With all that is going on in the world right now, between Trump’s inauguration and the Women’s Marches, there has been a lot of activity on social media and comment threads around. Many of the threads with controversy have had strong feelings on each side (duh). Unfortunately, they seem to quickly devolve into shouting matches and unwarranted attacks. This is especially true of comment threads from news sources, but is even true with personal threads from some of my friends.

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