Hey kids! Are you “surrounded by fools and non-entities, by people with bad taste and silly desires, by boring people undeserving of your attention, by people who can be understood quickly by applying a broad and negative brush—creeps, stuck-up snobs, bubbleheaded party kids, smug assholes, and, indeed, jerks?”
The problem isn’t them, it turns out. It’s you. And since “nothing is more central to your moral character than your degree of jerkitude,” maybe it’s time you took stock. Luckily, Eric Schwitzgebel is here to reveal How to Tell If You’re a Jerk.