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- Senior managers take pride in their inability to write clearly; it shows that they do not have to do work.
- Reading, like religion, is now an activity reserved for children, women, and the old. Men in their prime do not read books.
- People who speak in complete sentences or, worse, entire paragraphs are labeled as “foreign”, “possibly homosexual” (if male), or “stuck up”.
- People who do not read well or speak clearly, but are either wealthy or very religious, are regarded as being wiser than writers or readers.
- Poetry has been dead for almost 100 years.
- Short short stories, vignettes, and blogs are the largest pieces of text that anyone under 50 wants to consume.
- Dialogue in film has been replaced with sound effects.
- Inarticulate illiteracy is mistaken for sincerity.