1. How not to be an asshole: a guide to being an adult in real life and on the internet

    1. Understand that people will have different opinions than you.
    2. Expect that - from time to time - people will express these opinions.
    3. Know that you may feel strongly, or not, about the difference between those expressed opinions and your own.
    4. Keep your mouth shut unless specifically asked for your opinion, in which case:
    5. Still keep your mouth shut. Expressing your opinion will no more change someone else’s mind than the expression of someone else’s opinion changed yours.