Living in the Age of Outrage

“Most people believe that people are becoming more polarized. According to the data, this is actually not true. People’s political beliefs are not that different than they were a few decades ago. What is changing, the data indicates, is how we deal with the viewpoints that make us uncomfortable.”

The reason everybody seems so mad these days is because they are — but not for the reasons you think.

Mark Manson examines what it’s like to live in the age of outrage and points out people on all sides of every argument have become addicted to outrage because we actually enjoy the anger.