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originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: olaru12
Oh I expect it like I said criticism and persecution are different things.
If I could ask them If they want criticism of their religion banned I bet many would welcome that.
... If I find offense in the behavior of another - behavior that is not intended to directly provoke or harm me - then I'm pretty much basically invalidating the other persons right to choose by trying to impress my own views upon them. I am, essentially, angry that they have the gall to disagree with me. This is the reality of it. This is my own insecurity screaming in my ear... telling me that I cannot be wrong ( because I'm smart and always right! ) so, therefore, this other persons disagreement must surely be a deliberate act of mocking me...
We all do this, to one degree or another. We react to alien or different thoughts as if they were threats. But why?
Could it be that we are all narcissists?