Inspired by the New York Times bestseller Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James, acclaimed filmmaker John Walker takes us on an investigative journey to test the limits of our acceptance of assholes in contemporary society. With the global acceleration of asshole behaviour, spurred on by social media, we feel the impact in business, politics and at home. How can we understand this particular type of problematic behaviour?
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We live in an age of Assholes. We live in an age in which our political system seems constantly to be conspiring to elevate the worst people imaginable. Donald Trump, who had spent his whole life being publicly thoughtless and racist and misogynistic and being subject to rape allegations and bullying people on television and profiting directly off human misery, only needed to so much as announce that he would be seeking the Republican nomination for president for his rise to mount inexorably: at one point during the election, he even stopped to admire the force of his momentum by declaring that he could stand on Fifth Avenue and shoot someone, and still not lose any voters.
Jump to navigation. Please chip in to support rabble's election coverage. Canadian producer, director and cinematographer John Walker was asked by a female friend, "Do you have to be an asshole to become a great filmmaker, artist, architect, whatever? While assholes are a worldwide phenomenon, they are overwhelmingly men who fall into a range of often overlapping categories.
If I asked you to identify the biggest asshole in your life right now, how quickly would you be able to come up with a name? Some of us might be able to list three or four assholes with whom we interact on a daily basis, plus all of the anonymous assholes who cut us off in traffic, cut in front of us in line, and otherwise make our lives miserable. Want to know how to identify the assholes in your life?
E ighty years ago, researchers began one of the longest and most complicated projects to understand human behavior in history. It would take almost 50 years to complete. But their work would define an entire field of psychology.
Top definition. The equivalent term of bitch for a man. An inconsiderate, arrogant, uncaring, selfish, borderline sadistic, apathetic, mean, spiteful, dishonorablebastard of a man who could tempt the Pope into a fight.
Have you ever worked with a person so nasty that you hated going to work? In an ideal world, people would treat others with respect, patience, and kindness. Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from tiland once the most powerful man on earth, said it best:.