Rumours should be juicy and gossips must be mouth-watering, since they have to uplift and make peopl

Rumours should be juicy and gossips must be mouth-watering, since …

Rumours should be juicy and gossips must be mouth-watering, since they have to uplift and make people feel better. Tittle-tattle can have a swift ripple effect and when the ball is rolling very fast, it kick-starts a flood of moral destruction. “Schadenfreude” can, then, be fully enjoyed. (“Juicy rumours”)

Erik Pevernagie