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Catholics, Media Mobs, and the Culture of Contempt (2021 LA Religious Education Congress)

Bishop Robert Barron

March 25, 2021


Friends, as algorithms promote aggression, we find ourselves surrounded by a culture of contempt within social media. I want to address the toxic, poisonous quality attached to much of the dialogue found online by answering these main questions:

  • What is this culture of contempt?
  • Where does it come from?
  • What do we do about it?