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I was told by a MOD to grow a thicker skin when I complained about an insulting post.
originally posted by: whyamIhere
originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: whyamIhere
t's the Internet...I picture everyone I'm taking to as a 19 year old punk.
In his mom's basement stealing the neighbor's wifi.
Interesting. I fight like hell with myself to NOT approach people like that. I fail often
But why would you even come here in the first place if that is what you expect to find. Punks.
How can you ever have a civil dialogue with someone if that is how you go into each encounter?
I am at a loss.
This is the difference. When people are in the same room with me.
I speak to people with respect and expect the same courtesy in return.
When online you can't take anything personal.
Well, you can go through life a victim and get upset and weepy every time something doesn't you your way or you can 'grow a thicker skin'.
originally posted by: geezlouise
1. You can keep your trap shut because you have learned to suffer in silence, in which case the restaurant workers will never learn their own mistakes in order to work towards becoming a better establishment as a whole in the future. Because if you don't know there's a problem to begin with, you won't have any motivation to work towards a solution- this ignorance is a negative for everyone.
or 2. ...you can complain and change the future. Because what people have by and large apparently forgotten... is that there is a positive aspect to complaining (as long as you're not being an overboard d-ck about it) because when you let others know what they have done wrong... it can then change everyone, and thus change the future, so that the mistake doesn't happen again. Then we can all move towards manifesting a better, safer, and healthier environment for ourselves where we never have to grow thick skins.
originally posted by: Metallicus
Honestly, people give too much validity to their emotions.
Logic and reason are your friend.
So how about, "go f-ck yourself," to everyone who's ever said... "grow a thicker skin," to anybody.