I Love the Internet Even Though It’s On the Internet

John DeVore, writing on Medium:

America was founded on clickbait. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is clickbait. We’ve got snake oil in our veins. Grousing about clickbait is like buying a lotto ticket and acting shocked that you lost. Clickbait works because after the commercial, a celebrity will say something outrageous.

Let’s not pretend that the internet invented bullshit.

Read this if you fall into either of these two categories:

1. You find yourself constantly defending what happens on the internet.
2. You find yourself constantly complaining about what happens on the internet.