This isn’t an internet thing. It’s science: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pathological-Altruism-Barbara-Oakley/dp/0199738572
Everyone needs to read this book. Damn, I need someone to upload a PDF to link to.
Essentially, everything wrong with the West exists because it exploits this psychological niche. These people have a compulsive need to give up everything they have to the point of their own destruction, and in fact, get a perverse enjoyment from the situation.
Article referenced, not as good as a whole book of research but still – http://www.pnas.org/content/110/Supplement_2/10408.full.pdf
Oxytocin’s effect of envy and gloating directly explains SJWs: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/oxytocin-hormone/ e.g. “Educate yourself”, “Check your privilege” and other patronising non-comebacks designed to shut down debate. It’s relational narcissism. http://gradworks.umi.com/35/15/3515488.html They have nothing else in their lives. An identity movement allows them a platform for power-tripping and control-freakery (semi-religious) with no other qualification than their existence.
Normally these people would wither on the vine. The Internet has allowed them to congregate and reinforce one another’s issues, until they become a toxic, virulent hypersensitive meme. Wouldn’t you know it, reification is a Marxist concept. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reification_(Marxism) See: Patriarchy, Rape Culture, Sexual Objectification. I guess all this connection to Cultural Marxism’s philosophy is a massive coincidence.
n.b. Oxytocin increases abuse risk too, including verbal abuse. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/talking-about-trauma/201507/love-hormone-oxytocin-linked-domestic-violence