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1) The unintentional harm is important, sure, but at this point, why not address the elephant in the room: the kind of people the site forms us into? I mean, I know we are their products, but while the racial bias stuff with thumbnails sucks, I'm more concerned about the actual longlasting impacts to public discourse, mental health, etc.

2) The Nextdoor bit bothers me. Yes, "AllLivesMatter" proponents can be obnoxious (although this is definitely not a partisan issue), but I don't know how I feel about an app trying to, again, form and change me. I feel like we're trying to solve problems with apps and algorithms that wouldn't exist...without these apps and algorithms.

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