The Internet is a Trickster

Neither good nor evil, breaking conventions and norms, changing form, not fully human. The holder of great knowledge, but not to be trusted.

"[they] are always marginal characters: outsiders, as they cannot trust or be trusted, cannot give or share, they are incapable of living in a community; they are repulsive, as – being insatiable – they are characterized by excessive eating, drinking, and sexual behavior, having no sense of shame; they are not taken seriously, given their affinity with jokes, storytelling, and fantasizing."

Arpad Szakolczai, Liminality and Experience: Structuring transitory situations and transformative events (International Political Anthropology 2009)

Keeping society in the liminal state by imitating stability and structure without actually providing it.

It changed again guys...

It changed again guys...