I write and speak in four languages: English, Tagalog, sward (I passively learned it in college), and tXtsT1cKyCaPz (all I had to do was to die and go to Hell).
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Yes, I have taken it upon myself to translate communication patterns of bipedal amoeba who happen to walk erect… and it’s only because I can.
The psychologist John Suler calls it the “online disinhibition effect,” but I’d rather call it what it’s supposed to be called: The Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory. In many ways, it’s true: whatever normalizes the psyche breaks down because the sense of identity is not very well-articulated online. After all, it’s just text and images: the mode and method of articulation is limited to what can be used, and what is understood. In the words of Deleuze and Guattari: the paranoid body-without-organs. In short, “fuckwad.”