Draft talk:Intellectual Dark Web

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Gateway to alt-right radicalization[edit]

No. Just no. Marijuana is not a gateway drug, violence in movies does not cause violence in real life, video games do not create misogyny (although some misogynists play video games), etc. This "gateway" mime usually turns out to be bullshit. Ariel31459 (talk) 02:31, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

Here is a study that strongly demonstrates that "alt-lite" content radicalizes people into becoming alt-right. The theory is that as they get "red pilled" they seek out more controversial content. Youtube recommendation algorithms cause them to switch from Steven Pinker, Sam Harris or Dave Rubin to also watching much more far-right channels like Stefan Molyneux, Steven Crower, or Milo. https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/youtube-far-right-radicalization-study-877061/

Here is a specific man who testified that Sam Harris who is now part of the intellectual dark web caused him to become alt-right. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/28/alt-right-online-poison-racist-bigot-sam-harris-milo-yiannopoulos-islamophobia --Hitchensiniraq (talk) 02:38, 1 October 2019 (UTC)