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Has the internet desensitized us to the extraordinary?

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In the age of the internet, all it takes is a couple of clicks to see abnormal, uncommon, and improbable events that occur in real life. In reaction to our easy access to the fantastic, Wired co-founder and former executive editor Kevin Kelly poses the question of whether or not the exposure is desensitizing us, ultimately turning the extraordinary into the ordinary. Head to the source to see Kelly's thoughts on the matter, which hopefully won't have a negative affect on how much you enjoy watching videos of buildings getting struck by lightning.

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