Especially People On The Internet

We have all encountered them.

Those cads who will read your long, heartfelt, and well thought-out experience, and instead of thanking you for sharing, or engaging you in a meaningful discussion about the questions you pose in your story, or even politely offering up constructive criticism- they will pick one tiny little thing from your story to single out, and tear it apart with their pseudo-intellectualism.


Really? You just read an insightful essay about the effects of stockyard river waste on the health of wild salmon, and you're gonna pick out the one obscure possible inaccuracy and type your own 3-paragraph response focusing entirely on that?! Can you say 'pedantic'????

I have seen all age groups guilty of this abomination, but the worse offenders seem to be college kids. They are swollen with pride at their new-found higher education, and boy do they like to wave that flag all over the place, with no clue as to how arrogant and ostentatious it makes them look.
SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
36-40, F
3 Responses Jan 20, 2013

I agree... However there is a grammatical inaccuracy in thye fourht paragraph which negates all previous.... *slaps self hard across face*
Damn! Almost sucked in to the madness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

some people need to get a life

The more I learn, the more I realize I don't have all the answers.