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  1. Oct 2020
    1. The problem, of course, was that she was telling a story about two people who had no idea they’d been cast as leads in a riveting story for thousands of strangers.

      This is a problem, because they most likely did not give consent and they want to keep their lives to themselves.

    1. the role of the internet is directly responsible for the meme’s alteration from the original to the point that “[m]utating memes, because of their unique characteristics, are more like ideas,” thus unprotected under copyright

      When I look at memes, I would find many of the same photo but the texts have been altered to be directed towards a specific audience.

  2. Sep 2020
    1. People who conspire with international terrorists—even if they aren’t materially involved in an act of violence—are charged with “acts of terrorism transcending international boundaries.”

      I feel like this is similar for all crimes.

    1. Maybe you think you do this, or you can really “recognize” what’s fake by looking at it.

      I always struggle in believing in new information that comes from the internet because they can be untrustworthy.

    1. people with dementia can still have fun and learn new skills.

      I have been thinking about switching my major or dropping out. STEM courses are difficult and stressful, and I don't feel like that when I play music. I fantasize about being famous off of music, but I don't know if I could go through with it because of college and work.

    1. dancing, foot-tapping).

      I have been doing this a lot lately.

    2. Music has the ability to evoke powerful emotional responses such as chills and thrills in listeners.

      I believe in this statement because I have a passion for music. Ever since I was little I learned multiple instruments and I noticed that it affects my emotions.

    1. Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting plant and animal species and their habitats.

      This is what it is

    1. All of these activities take resources and habitats away from plants and animals.

      This means natural resources are being consumed faster than ever by the billions of people on the planet.

    1. Humans are behind the current rate of species extinction, which is at least 100–1,000 times higher than nature intended.

      We are the cause of animal populations decreasing.