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James Lileks has some sharp words for the Internet-is-so-awful crowd.

The Cultural Norms go back to the first point: it’s not the medium, it’s the people on it. The number and volume of bad people on Twitter + the freedom to be a jerk + the necessity of having a take + the rush of self-regard that comes from being a proper-thinking modern internet person creates a culture in which decorum is for cucks.