Ok this is just a rant cause I need to get it out of my chest and I also need some hope for mankind. Sometimes I read articles on yahoo and then read the comments of average joe. An they depress me.…Continue
"Yahoo. Ugh. I've never been to 4Chan, but Yahoo invokes the same disgust, seeing as it's far more public. I have to will myself not to look at the inane comments on every article. Anyway, I don't think the Internet will effect the…"
"I read the comments on Yahoo too - sometimes only to give the big thumbs down to the really mean people. At least, it lets them know others think they are jerks. Not that it matters, but enough thumbs down gets comments…"
"When I think of how horrible the world once was, I have nothing but hope for our future.
While the Christian propaganda against evolution may seem horrible and ridiculous, scientists are not going to jail or being executed for speaking…"
"I'm torn between "we are going to rise above this" and "we are so royally screwed". On one hand, there are people who are good, kind, and do the right thing regardless of what some person in a pulpit says.
"I can empathize completely. I mentioned this same issue on Facebook and the first response I got was "Internet Rule #372 - Don't read the comments". You are definitely not alone. I think the demographic of the folks…"
"Unless it's a blog that I really, really like where I know most of the readers are able to use logic, reasoning, and tolerance, I tend to stay away from the comments. It saves time, energy, and sanity.
And when you think about it, we might be…"
"Conflict could be seen as population control. Most conflict is over limited resources. That being said, I wouldn't put too much stock into news comments. Anonymity brings out the worst in people. I doubt most of those…"
Ok this is just a rant cause I need to get it out of my chest and I also need some hope for mankind. Sometimes I read articles on yahoo and then read the comments of average joe. An they depress me. I'm trying to avaoid reading comments all together. People complain about politicians but if I had to choose between 2 gropus or the lesser of two evils, give me an average politician over an average joe. It's not just about religion, people believe in the weirdest and most stupid things and what's…See More
"I think Religion will stay for a loonnnng time, As an atheist I Think the best option is to learn to co-exist with non fundamentals and the only way to do it is to be active in politics. As long as the goverment is linked with religion we will see…"
"Wow, i have read a lot of interesting answers here. This has always bugged me. People don't say to me I will pray for you, but they always tell me God bless you and it always has bothered me to just accept it. Now I know they mean well. Most…"
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