Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Hot Under the Collar

It is unusual for me to post about this type of thing, but I feel the need tonight, and this is my own personal space and I can do that if I want, right? OK, here goes. It amazes me how quickly religious, political, sexual, and moral debates can get heated to a point that people cannot get along. Maybe I am naive, maybe I'm too nice, or maybe I just like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I never thought I would see the kind of things I have seen coming through some Yahoo Groups recently. I won't mention names, or go into any type of detail because I don't want to offend anyone. But I think everyone is entitled to their own opinions and beliefs, and that is that. Sometimes things just aren't as meant to be as serious as others take them, and it's a shame.
OK, done with my rant now. That's enough of that. Carry on with the craftiness!

2 comments:

Sharon said...

Between the fact that they are hot button issues, and the fact that the "anonymity" of the internet lowers inhibitions, it is a dynamic that occurs over and over. When I first saw flame wars in the online knitting community, I was astonished. But after a while...some people just like to stir the waters I guess. Don't let it throw you. Just learn to stay out of the fray. Your wedding blanket looks beautiful. What a fabulous gift!

Laura said...

Good for you for saying that! I agree with you 100%!