Decent article on our culture of haterism.

“And yet we derive our own identities from the act of hating. We connect on the things we are disappointed in.”   -Patrick Stump, Fall Out Boy

I would have used different examples than Mr. Stump used, and that’s alright.  The message gets across.

“Now, I’m not saying everyone needs to go around playing nice and never admitting that they dislike things. That’d be ridiculous. But perhaps we as a culture have exhausted (at least for a little while) whatever can positively be gained by ignorantly dismissing things as loudly as we can.”

Our new culture of negativity is so tiring for me (yes, I seem to be hating on haters), and I do hope that the next hipster fads are good manners and tact.

Read the entire post on his blog: