The Attention Economy Mind Rot

Ice cream so good!

Stephen Moore
5 min readAug 4, 2023

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Image: Midjourney

Balloon! Pop pop pop pop pop.

Just when you think the depths of the internet can’t sink any lower, you’re reminded that we’ve got a long way to go until we hit rock bottom.

The latest viral trend to surface on TikTok — which could be the most braindead yet (and yes, I’m aware people ate TidePods) — has me…

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Stephen Moore

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