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Anyone avoid political, or religious questions on here, not because you dont have a strong openion about it, just it becomes too much heated drama?

 
ChristianMamaO3

Asked by ChristianMamaO3 at 4:31 AM on Jul. 9, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I am very open to other's opinions. I have my opinion and you have the right to yours. I love debating with others, but only if they understand that personal attacks are not ok.
    I usually avoid political debates on this forum because it seems that there are many who do not understand this.
    Just because my opinion is not the same as yours does not mean you need to call me ignorant, or anything else. It also doesn't mean you need to vote my answer down.
    My husband and I belong to opposite political parties. We debate politics all the time. But we understand that you discuss the issue, not each other.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 7:49 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • i do, most of the time people get so upset when you show them another way at looking at things. i just don't even go there lol
    rainfey

    Answer by rainfey at 6:34 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • Yes, there are some people who post their questions in a way looking for the DRAMA, when I see their name next to the question, I pass by it.
    Rnurse

    Answer by Rnurse at 6:42 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • If it becomes heated drama or someone is being bullied and called names, I just move on. By that time, they don't care what answer someone else may have. It will always go back to whatever squabble is occurring. Luckily things seem pretty tame in this section for the first time in months.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 4:43 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • YES, TOO SENSITVE
    1nglmom3

    Answer by 1nglmom3 at 5:18 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • Sometimes. There are days when I know I'm in a more sensitive mood and I just don't have the patience that I usually have. On those days, I either read and don't post or just don't read at all. Some topics are automatic drama creators, regardless of who starts them and under what intention, so those are usually best avoided after the drama starts.
    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 8:34 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • I just avoided one such question...the one about the gay marriage ruling..because if you don't support gay marriage, you get BASHED big time. I've even had people follow me to other posts and pick a fight about those topics. So there are a lot of people who SAY they respect others' opinions, but I don't think they mean it.
    brandyj

    Answer by brandyj at 1:01 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • I noticed, might be the no annonomous answers, people tend to be less brazen when they have their face on an offensive answer lol
    ChristianMamaO3

    Comment by ChristianMamaO3 (original poster) at 5:00 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • No.
    mustbeGRACE

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 6:21 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • No.
    Bezu

    Answer by Bezu at 6:37 AM on Jul. 9, 2010