"This is a typical tactic when believers feel threatened by thinking. Like Homer Simpson's "Quick, turn on the TV before I start thinking!", they refuse to acknowledge any dissonance in their puny little minds. If you can stand…"
"Oh Yes! It is all too familiar: speak your truth and receive criticism, put-downs, discounts, trivializations, disregard, and faultfinding. Next comes blaming, accusing, bribing, indicting, and censuring. These all attempt to influence you to…"
"He's gone. Thanks to Richard for taking action before he spewed more proselytization.
(For current members, even a default "A" avatar is a link to their profile. John Johnson's avatar doesn't link anywhere... now I know how…"
"I've come to a point where i don't want to try to get along with anyone who personally attacks me. I cut them off (no contact), and put the ball in their court. I just don't have the mental energy these days. If i have to be near…"
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