Having a different opinion is not a personal attack

We as humans are vastly different people We look different, we sound different we….smell different! It┬ástands to reason then that we’ll think differently about things in our lives.

So why do some people throw a hissy fit when someone doesn’t share their view?
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“I’ve no sympathy” – Cry of the insecure

I’ve seen this a lot on social media and just in general chit chat in fact. There will be an article about someone who has fallen on hard times or who maybe has a problem which has caused it and without a doubt the comments will be full of people saying” Well, I’ve no sympathy for them becasue….”.

This is one of our major social issues.
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You’re not evil. You’re average!

You see it all the time. A friend will say “Oh I’m so evil!” or they’ll post some meme on Facebook which is edgy and say “So me!” and it’s done with a hint of seriousness too.

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TR00 – Self identity and the Genre wars

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We as humans are tribal folk. It’s a defence mechanism built into our DNA that says “Safety in numbers” when with your own kind.

Previously in more smelly and furry times it was essential to not being eaten but in the modern world the chances of that happening are pretty slim and so we look to our emotional defence instead.

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