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Mocking Spongebob saved my sanity

Why memeing your way out pointless online arguments is good for your mental health

(Twitter)

Like many millennials, I’m chronically online—and I like to argue. Maybe “like” isn’t the right word. I feel a pathological compulsion to argue even though I get no joy out of it whatsoever, and it’s detrimental to my psychological wellbeing. It doesn’t help much that…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD