Clickbait elicits a Pavlovian response. Reasoned discourse does not.

Much of the so-called information age is built on monetizing the pavlovian response across the broadest possible public, whereas reasoned discourse has become an object of contempt. Perhaps because it tends neither to confer the monetary benefits to the producer nor the conditioned response benefits to consumer that click bait does.
Posted by: Max (10110) on 17-01-11 11:47:07
In Reply to: I do wish the media would quit with the sensationalist headlines and just focus on the incompetence posted by jtown on 17-01-11 11:04:10

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