I don’t know you but I bet you’re a kind, respectful person to people you meet, and I bet you’re…
K. E. Edwards

You don’t win online by being the most trollish, you win by creating a culture where everyone agrees trolls aren’t cool, blocks trolls immediately while refraining from using block as a weapon

Ha! You’re one to talk. Why don’t you take your own advice and your hypocrisy with you?

We can do it, enough of us want a space to just talk without trolls and Medium is relatively small, full of good people, and has great blocking tools. Please. If you don’t like it you can always go back.

I agree. Take your own advice and leave.

Why would you disagree with him at all if you held this philosophy? Isn’t your initial bristling reaction to him a demonstration of your own failure to “take the heat”?

Not at all because he’s free to say what he wants just like I’m free to say what I want. Nobody cried about it except for you. So if you can’t take it, don’t cry to me about my “”””crude”””” comments and leave the kitchen.

Like what you read? Give Raph a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.