All posts tagged: road rage

Haters Gonna Hate–Trolls and Such

I’m continually amazed at the negative posts (rants) on social media and on the internet by individuals spewing venom at will. It might be liberating to vent your spleen for fun, but it’s rarely a victimless endeavor. One of my favorite quotes:  Opinions are like assholes, everybody’s got one, right? But you don’t have to BE one–really, you don’t. What is this incessant need to show opposition to everything and everyone? We are given the opportunity to review books, music, recipes and articles on nearly every website, not to mention the open invitation of the “What’s on you mind?” status update bar on Facebook. We’ve become a society of online road-ragers driving around from site to site, giving each other the finger, honking our horns and yelling obscenities out the window. Perhaps your need to show how supremely intelligent you are drives you to stop and urbanely correct the author in the comments section. You look like a jerk when you try and rewrite someone’s article or pontificate a higher level of thinking. Go write your …