This sort of thing occurs regularly on the blogosphere and get worse in numbers and scope as blogosphere expands. Just as Joi believes that blogosphere is an ideal environment for fostering Emergent Democracy, I believe that blogosphere is an ideal environment for Emergent Chaos. Echo chamber doesn't begin to describe the terror awaiting us in the future.
In a world where loudness and number matter more than reason, a world where views of distant forests are hidden by nearby dancing trees, growth does not bring wider diversity and deeper understanding but wider polarity and deeper misunderstanding. The really sad part is that I am one of the savages.