On Twitter, human intercourse, and teams:
I have had several (though fewer than I would like) exchanges that have gone as follows -
Person A: Assertion
Person B: Counter assertion
A & B: Discussion in which over time each understands each other’s point and come to maybe not quite full agreement but understanding are not actually oppositional. 2/
So far, this is great, I love it. It’s too rare.
But even when this occurs, I notice that others will “like” the tweets - all through to the end of the exchange - of the person they felt they allied with at the beginning of the exchange. 3/
It seems that there is a tendency for humans to adhere more to a personal sense of allegiance to other humans - even if they don’t know them and never came across them before the first assertion - than to an allegiance to thought.
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