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In response to bees dying globally at an alarming rate, “humans would probably not go extinct” is the ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ of apocalyptic diagnoses, the kind of science for which only memes can provide a rational response
Content mills turn out listicles and articles inviting us to assess our mental condition — and share it. When the mechanisms of social media tempt us to self-diagnose for attention, how can we tell when we are really afflicted?