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Theory of prethoughtout language, part four

Illustration pertaining to social media. (Daniel Marsula, The Pittsburg Post-Gazette/ TNS).

Jessica Stahl

August 23, 2017

It is imperative to note not everyone uses social media to deceive and not everyone using it does so because they just want to be liked. My concern is how many people have become dependent on social media as a form of news and social interaction and how that dependence can affect one’s life. Em...

Theory of prethoughtout language: part three

students work on their laptops outside of manzanita hall

Jessica Stahl

April 26, 2017

As stated in parts one and two of my theory, the Internet, particularly social media, is a mechanism for ideas that please for self-gratification in order for it’s users to be accepted by society through simple responses with no real meaning. The construction of reality through social media is...

Theory of prethoughtout language: part two

people protest in the streets of LA

Jessica Stahl

March 7, 2017

There are numerous theories of reality and what constitutes reality. At this point in time, our reality exists both of the physical world and the realm of the Internet, but the realm of the Internet compounds distortions and concoctions. I should make it clear in the outset that the Internet and social...

Theory of prethoughtout language: part one

Illustration shows the sillouete of a man behind bars with writing overlapping

Jessica Stahl

February 9, 2017

The Internet is a mechanism for ideas that please for self-gratification in order to be accepted by society through simple responses with no real meaning. Nietzsche’s concept of truths as told in his “On Truth and Lying in a Non-Moral Sense,” is being decorated and intensified through rhetori...

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