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Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 258; doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-03933

Irrational Discourse as a Form of Violation of the Other with Words

University Koblenz-Landau, Thomas Nast Str. 44, 76829 Landau, Germany
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
Published: 8 June 2017
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At re: publica 2010 Sascha Lobo gave a lecture entitled ‘How to Survive a Shitstorm’. Thus he established the term. The term ‘Shitstorm’ describe a phenomenon often observed on the social web: One or two critical remarks trigger aggressive, insultung and even threatening verbal attacks which culminate in a ‘wave of indignation’ through active as well as seemingly passive actors.
Keywords: irrational discourse; hate speech; echo room facebook; rhetoric irrational discourse; hate speech; echo room facebook; rhetoric
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Vidal, F. Irrational Discourse as a Form of Violation of the Other with Words. Proceedings 2017, 1, 258.

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