Twitter: the opposite of thought?

I enjoyed reading Susan Sontag was a monster by Laura Elkin on Aeon, and this struck me:

How devastating that Sontag died before the existence of Twitter; I’d have loved to read her critique of it. It would have been eviscerating. She, herself, would not Tweet; she would be endlessly cross with our hot takes and undigested opinions, our virtue-signalling and dog-whistling. It is the opposite of thought, the opposite of seriousness.

It’s the reason why I limit my Twitter appearance to photography as much as possible, and why I eliminated most political stuff via mute words.

Thoughts? Let me hear them.

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