I actually disagree. I think that there is equal responsibility on the part of the reader, if not more — they’re the ones clicking on the click-bated articles in the first place, incentivising the writing of them.

That said, I’m also holding out, and believe that if I write well enough my words will stand for themselves rather than buoyed by the buzz of the current feeding frenzy.

But until such a time as I can write well enough, I guess it’s a slow round of golf claps.

Great article.

Perhaps the greatest gift that we can give to each other is a greater understanding of ourselves.

Perhaps the greatest gift that we can give to each other is a greater understanding of ourselves.