Media Relations Have we become a society without manners? We live in ruder times, in part because mean people earn more money, according to this infographic. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenApril 30, 2012 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content You’re not alone. In fact, 76 percent of adults in a recent survey said Americans are ruder and less civilized than they were 20 or 30 years ago. Ouch! To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.