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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/fe...ildrens-brains

    Social network sites risk infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/fe...ildrens-brains



    Doomed! I blame you ****ers, ner-ner-ni-ner-ner!

    Now, what was I doing?

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    Only those with rotten minds would read the Guardian in the first place.
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    "Pubs risk infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    "Drugs risk infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    "Television risks infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    "Wanking risks infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    "Reading risks infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    "Being a student risks infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    "Marriage risks infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist."

    Make up your own Bad Science story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HairyArsedBloke View Post
    Only those with rotten minds would read the Guardian in the first place.
    What dos that say about those who read the mail?

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    What dos that say about those who read the mail?


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    Why do you have it in for the Daily Mail ?

    At least it has the courage to speak out about what's wrong with the country and continually pokes a stick at our government. Would you rather it didn't and just posted celeb gossip and pictures of breasts like The Sun ?

    The Guardian, on the other hand, is a left-wing newspaper and hence any criticism of the government is usually toned down to no more than a gentle chiding. Plus The Guardian is boring.

    I somehow think you've been on the negative end of Daily Mail journalism, probably due to the demented F4J demonstrations, so it's no wonder you have an axe to grind against the Daily Mail.

    Tough.

    If you deliberately put yourself in the media spotlight, prepare to be scrutinised and villified.

    What were you expecting ?

    Mass public sympathy, a cup of tea and some biscuits ?

    I would suggest that the Daily Mail is not the problem.
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    "short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity"

    Sounds like our Team Leader in the contract I'm in at the moment.

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