QUICKBLOG before I go to bed.
At the moment there is one horrific situation going on in the Middle East between Palestine (Hamas) and Israel. I am aware of that situation as I have been aware of it for years and years. It’s not a new thing. What’s new is that it’s intensified in recent days.
I don’t want to be told by parents that because I don’t have children I can’t understand the plight of children.
Of course I can. Mostly because I understand the plight of humans.
Why are we killing each other?
Mostly, and with religion in the mix.
I was brought up to respect the opinions of other and that is what I do. Do I agree with them all the time? No, but I respect that other person and that they should have that opinion. Just don’t tell me that because I am not a mother I don’t understand the plight of mothers and children.
Never have I said an opinion was invalid. I may have disputed an opinion but that’s what debate is all about.
If we block and delete someone’s opinion then we’re saying it’s invalid and personally, I don’t go for that. I’m not against you because I disagree with you, I’m saying you have an opinion and I respect that, I just don’t agree, and here’s why, I hope you’ll respect that.