"I have thought a lot about why people get so hostile online, and I have
come to believe it is primarily because we live in a society with a
hypertrophied sense of justice
and an atrophied sense of humility
to put the matter in terms of the classic virtues. ... In our online debates, we not only fail to cultivate
charity and humility, we come to think of them as vices: forms of
weakness that compromise our advocacy. And so we go forth to war with
, professor of English at Wheaton College, writing at Big Questions Online. (Via ArtsJournal
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