Sid O'Neill on the increasingly aggressive nature of the internet:

“I’ve worked out that I couldn’t stop thinking about that almost-fight in the woods because my unconscious mind had drawn a parallel with current events that it took me a while to understand. Each time the outrage machine rumbles to life I hear a much more subtle version of that old childhood cry: "Fight! Fight!"”

I urge you to go read the rest. It's a fantastic piece of writing, with a lesson we should all take to heart.