posted on Aug, 16 2010 @ 04:35 PM
I posted a thread a while back on the very same subject, the sudden surge of negativity going on on ATS.
I am guilty of losing my temper on occasion when I see a thread, for example, stating that America is the greatest nation on earth, and how the world
would be in tatters if it wasn't for America. I have lots of American friends, and I love and respect them, but as in any country on the planet, you
get the idiots who talk rubbish, like they are the cream of the crop, and that just fuels the anger and hostility from other, normally relaxed,
There are a FEW people who say some pretty nasty things about my country, which really gets my back up. I can only apologise for not showing better
restraint, but it's happening far too often.
But on the other side of the coin, the amount of people that put America down, it must wind up the more sensible, respected member of ATS who are from
One person says something to rile one member up, they lose the plot and before you know it there is an all out war going on in a thread, it has to
People need to realise that an entire nation cannot be held responsible for the actions of its government, a company or a few individuals.
But it's like someone has already stated, schools out for the summer, give it a couple of months and it should die down.
[edit on 16/8/10 by woogleuk]