#708: How To Deal With Trolls — Or Not [WOYG Podcast]
If you become known on the internet, or just happen to share an opinion there, you’re going to get some backlash. Negativity from people who got one of the following:
a) have nothing better to do,
b) look for random things to get mad about
c) only attack people because of the anonymity the internet allows them.
Either way, once you get known, or share enough of your perspective online, the trolls will find you. Today you’ll learn how to handle them calmly and easily.
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2:50 Today’s Topic: Dealing with internet trolls.
3:30 Brief definition of an online troll.
3:58 Dictionary definition of an online troll.
5:23 Point I: Understand that getting better is the business of being seen and known. You’re drawing attention to yourself even if your not trying to.
9:48 Point II: Understand that when a troll says something about you, it’s not about you but is more often about them.
12:00 Point III: You cannot out-talk trolls.
13:45 A troll is a class clown.
15:15 The wise individual knows not only what to say but also knows how to resist the temptation to say the right thing at the wrong time.
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