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He's totally right about these cartoon villains. Now I can never un-see it.

This completely went over my head as a kid. I'm so glad it did.

The bad guys from "The Little Mermaid," "Transformers," and "The Gummi Bears" all have one thing in common. And when he points it out, it's hilarious and kind of infuriating at the same time.

(EXTREMELY NSFW, bee tee dubs).


What he's talking about here is a classic example of a microaggression, which is defined by Wikipedia as a "social exchange in which a member of a dominant culture says or does something, often accidentally, and without intended malice, that belittles and alienates a member of a marginalized group." Here are a couple of examples of how microaggressions play out to real people in the real world. Bottom line: They really suck.

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Bill Gates, billionaire and founder of Microsoft, is pointing the finger at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.

In an interview with Fast Company, Gates said: "Can the social media companies be more helpful on these issues? What creativity do we have?" Sadly, the digital tools probably have been a net contributor to spreading what I consider to be crazy ideas."

According to Gates, crazy ideas aren't just limited to the internet. They are going beyond that. He doesn't see the logic behind not protecting yourself and others from coronavirus."Not wearing masks is hard to understand, because it is not that bothersome," he explained. "It is not expensive and yet some people feel it is a sign of freedom or something, despite risk of infecting people."


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