||[Nov. 24th, 2004|12:49 pm]
One of the stimulating things about LJ is that you never know when the Messerschmidts are going to come diving at you out of the sun. |
Mainly you're among friends, but it's a public arena and anything is possible.
I like it that it's public. Yeah, I do really.
2004-11-24 02:16 pm (UTC)
I guessed which post had garnered the attack, but had to scroll back to get the details, since when I read it yesterday morning there were no comments on it.
Some people get all worked up over the wrong things. Her accusations and insults were totally uncalled for. Even if she was right (which I don't think she was) she could have made her case in a civil fashion, or asked some tough but polite questions about your attitudes.
I was impressed by the way you maintained the high ground and controlled your temper.
It's the name calling that gets under my skin. I'm prepared to debate anything (I think) and concede that I'm wrong if out-argued.
Actually, in this instance I didn't even want to argue. I befriended my "attacker" in the first place because I found her stance interesting and stimulating.