Trolling and Fear of Rejection – A link?

The slow news cycle resumes…not much to blog about. From Salon: Why do Internet trolls troll? They might be sadists Maybe’s it’s not sadism, but opposite – a lack of confidence. Trolling could be a mechanism for lowering expectations, a way to dull the sting of rejection, which according to studies is a really awful.… Continue reading Trolling and Fear of Rejection – A link?

Feeling Left Out?

The feeling of being ‘left out’ is something that one normally assumes applies to children and teens – you outgrow it as an adult, but the question, Do you feel like you’re missing out?, that I posed on Hacker Network apparently touched a nerve, as evidenced by all the replies: It seems like with all… Continue reading Feeling Left Out?