Stopping Disgust from Undoing American Civility

How to prevent your emotions from being manipulated

Sean Kernan
ILLUMINATION-Curated
6 min readApr 11, 2024

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Having spent nearly a decade publishing online, I’ve seen emotions fly over seemingly trivial matters and countless innocuous threads devolve into food fights.

Among the many strong emotions used to activate people, disgust is among the most effective. Originally, it…

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Sean Kernan
ILLUMINATION-Curated

Writer and writing instructor. Always on the hunt for a good story. That guy from Quora. Writing out of Tampa, Florida.