You're doing it wrong! An As It Happens audio take on the internet obsession with what we're doing wrong
This deserves a listen. Lend us your ears for 2 minutes for an As It Happens spin on everything the internet tells us we're doing wrong:
This is a list of everything you're doing wrong. It's not a comprehensive list, mind you. There are probably dozens, if not hundreds, of other things you're doing wrong on a daily basis. You're probably doing something wrong right now.
Ever since 2004, when "You're doing it wrong" became an Internet catchphrase, journalists and laypeople alike have been keen to point out all of our everyday errors, large and small. This week, Megan Garber -- a staff writer for The Atlantic magazine -- compiled this list of subjects about which articles have been written and published online.
All of these things, from "Anatomy" to "Wrapping burritos" -- according to various writers on the Internet, we're doing them all wrong. And Ms. Garber thinks the "You're doing it wrong" people are doing it wrong.
She writes, "In the name of helping people out, we have become a group of wanton, finger-wagging judgers. Which, no matter the particular moral or ethical code you subscribe to, is probably doing it wrong."
We agree. And if that's wrong, we don't want to be right. Which we're probably not.