LPT: Reddit can be just as addicting, and mentally damaging as other social media. Take a step back every once in a while

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And take everything you read with a grain of salt. Random people are commenting everywhere, some might be experts in what they’re talking about, but most are not.


But how else will I not get my work done and procrastinate?


At least when I get overwhelmed by stupidity on Reddit I loose faith in humanity generally and not my friends and family.


My feelings on it is that the most toxic part is karma There’s little rhyme or reason why a particular post will take off or die in new. Even assuming it’s a high quality post there’s so many other factors outside of that that dictate whether it takes off. Even though we all know karma is just fake Internet points we still get invested in it, sometimes too much