There’s an old saying on the internet:
Wise words to live by.
I say that as a bit of a joke, but not entirely.
That’s the level of sheer stupid to which one has to plummet in order to make fun of bad ideas on the internet, because mocking anything less stupid might offend someone. Almost everything is taken serious by someone on the internet. The internet has been an absolute haven for the wicked, the wide-eyed and the witless since the first day someone sent a data packet across a phone line. Every unfathomably stupid idea has found new life on the internet, and old heresies have found unprecedented popularity amongst those who have more information than discernment. Continue reading