If This Tweet Bothers You, It’s Because You’re A Piece Of Shit
Caitlin Johnstone

At the risk of sounding like the grown-up in the room: an open mind, a little humility, and a willingness to engage with others who don’t share your point of view at least has a chance of convincing ‘the other side.’ Calling people names just pisses them off.

Clearly there is a political goal here: to wake people up so we can avoid war. But who’s going to be willing to hear this message after being insulted?

It’s too bad. Because the ideas underneath the arrogance are intriguing. But “I’m right and you’re all idiots” just undermines credibility.

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