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I don’t get very upset when someone block me, but it does rankle that Medium also then blocks me from seeing any of the other person’s posts. The danger is that if someone blocks everyone that disagrees with them on every post, pretty soon they can post to their hearts content, and everyone reading the comments sees no rebuttals,and starts to believe the poster’s assertions are unopposed.

Respecting the need to block trolls shouldn’t mean that the other side of any argument disappears from the comments.

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