Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847

“All it amounts to is play-acting. But how invaluably interesting to have one’s knowledge of human psychology enriched in this way.”
Kierkegaard

Like so many other things, the Internet didn’t invent trolling or bullying. Kierkegaard observed the nasty human traits in his journals back in 1847 via Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847

Haters gonna hate.

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Jeska Dzwigalski Kittenbrink is a curious & creative generalist, aspiring hand letterer, community manager, mom, cupcake baker, cocktail blogger (Geeks with Drinks) and all around bon vivant. Former day jobs: Second Life, Wikia, Coffee & Power, High Fidelity, CreativeLive. Current day job: Freedome