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    Thread: Political Discussion: My Thoughts on being Pro-Life

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      Sorry I was gone during the heated part of this. My PC broke and could not be repaired. I finally got a new one.
      Here are my thoughts on what has been said and reacted to on this debate thread.

      Anyone who wants to be involved in a on line debate needs thick skin. To a very large extent no one owes it to anyone to be polite and spare their feelings.
      We are all grown ups. The limit comes when you attack the person instead of the idea. That is the limit.
      You can tell someone the idea is grade school level BS, simplistic and poorly constructed. You can not say "I think you must be stupid."
      You can say your own moral compass sounds an alarm and suggests to do such would be wicked and selfish. You can not say, "you are wicked and selfish."

      Be tough and duke it out. Do not get upset about rudeness, but above all do not attack the person.

      I will review any action taken in my absence, but Mods must use the tools they have to keep order, and that involves muting anyone who is disruptive by deleting hostile posts. If the member will not stop then a temp ban is the only tool they have to calm things.
      Hilary did not take action, but another Mod stepped in to prevent escalation.
      I hope you can all see that disagreeing and having passionate strong opinions is welcomed and not a problem, as long as the OP of a thread presents it as open for discussion or debate.
      If the opening post asks for only polite discussion, please respect that and know the OP can request you to stop posting in their thread.
      Finally, if you are too invested in a topic to control yourself, it is your responsibility to walk away.
      Last edited by Sivason; 07-29-2022 at 06:51 AM.
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