Fox Nation has posted an article called, "South Korea Warns That North Has Rockets Capable Of Reaching Mainland U.S." So how did those America-loving patriots in the Fox Nation community react to this potential threat to national security? With glee at the thought that people with whom they disagree will be hit. The readers' murderous desires were no problem for the moderator(s) who allowed them to remain on the site. (H/T J.L.)
I think I see your point but my intention is not to post these for their own sake but for what they say about Fox News readers and Fox’s moderation – or lack thereof. Either Fox approves of these kinds of comments or they don’t care about what goes on their site.
I think this is important to document.
Epistemological nihilism:Nihilism of an epistemological form can be seen as an extreme form of skepticism in which all knowledge the observer does not choose to accept is denied.
Existential nihilism: the belief that life has no intrinsic meaning or value. The meaning/value of a person or animal is determined by it’s place in the observer’s personal universe.
Combined with a disturbingly selective view of virtue that steeps itself entirely in their version of reality (read this link):
You have Fox News and it’s viewers in a nutshell. Hope that clears this up.
Fox Nation is still an important topic, regarding the level of damage Fox News does. Most of these comments are from FNC viewers, and the ones that aren’t are still from people who share the network’s nhilistic views.
But, if it helps, NH writers agree that they’re only worth writing up if they really cross the line- Moderator approved death wishes, misinformation designed to incite violence (especially if it doesn’t appear in the cited article), and so on. This is such an instance on the former.
Here, take a hug and have a good New Year- especially if this is frustration talking.