Are Hot Takes Making You Stupid? EmRata Asks
The attention economy has nurtured an environment on the internet where we are encouraged to distinguish ourselves. One of the quickest, easiest way to do that? Controversial, provocative and timely commentary aka “hot takes” delivered via Tik Tok or Twitter. We have built an entire culture around hot takes, but why are we so addicted to them? And are they actually contributing to healthy, nuanced discourse? Or are they just making us all shallow thinkers? Today I investigate.
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