I just made the mistake of reading all of the comments that followed a Yahoo News article on the legalization of gay marriage in New York state — thousands of hateful people being viciously mean, woefully ignorant, or both. It reminds me of road rage, those virulent feelings that well up when I am behind the wheel of a car and someone makes the unfortunate decision to drive below 65 in front of me in the so-called fast lane. Is that anger part of my true nature, or are the quiet confines of my Honda the only place I can let it all out? Does the same go for trolls who vomit all over news feeds? Are they really that disgusted with everything and everyone? And does the righteous indignation that fountains out of my fingers in copious, equally hateful responses to their posts mean that I am truly that furious... More >>>