True assholes care more about how they’re regarded by their strangers than they care about how they’re regarded by their friends.
True assholes constantly talk about others behind their back.
True assholes are not honest about what they believe, and avoid any controversy.
True assholes try to blend in by not sticking out too far.
True assholes care more about themselves than they care about you.
True assholes punish you for the favors they do for you.
We call lots of people ‘assholes’, but there’s a difference between someone with poor social skills and an asshole.
A pedant values details and wants to infect you with what they believe is a virtue.
Brutal honesty is practiced by people who value honesty in kind.
These are not true assholes, and they deserve kindness and friendship.
I am truly fortunate to lead an asshole-free life, and I urge you to strive to do the same.