I disagree!

Kathryn Jane​ shares a thought-provoking post on opinions at the Sisterhood of Suspense #blog. Stop by and tell us your thoughts on this important subject, we’d love to hear from you!

Word by Word

by Kathryn Jane

I disagree with lots of what goes by me on FB.

But instead of lashing out, shaking a finger or fist, unfriending or blocking, I sit back and wonder…

Why is this person’s opinion so different from mine?

How can she not see what I see?

Why does she not think like I think?

How can she be so wrong?

That’s when I stop and regroup.

That’s when I suddenly wonder if that person has the same reaction to what I post?

What if she thinks my opinion is way off the wall. My beliefs are out in left field.

What if she decides to unfriend me because my view of the world is so obviously different than the view she has?

Then I smile, thinking about the things we have in common. Things that have nothing to do with our religious or political beliefs…

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  1. I agree though I draw the line at hate speech. Really?

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    1. And why do people feel the need to rant and rave like lunatics?


  2. I think hate speach is SO counterproductive. This is a great share, you’re right… very thought provoking! 😏🤨

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    1. Agreed, Didi. All it does is promote anger- how can that be beneficial to anyone?

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      1. Exactly! I couldn’t agree more.

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  3. This is very interesting, Jacquie. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. There’s so much negativity on SM these days- it would be nice if people thought before they wrote!


  4. I’m not that tolerant, to be honest. I don’t want to be friends with anyone who condones child abuse or other forms of violence. There are so many wonderful people that I’d rather spend my time getting to know. 🙂

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    1. I generally scroll away from anything that annoys me (some day, that’s a lot!) and look for happy posts 🙂

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      1. For me that’s everything writing/books – my happy place. 😀

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        1. That’s a good place to be 🙂

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  5. Staci Troilo says:

    I refuse to engage in those pointless debates on FB. Or anywhere else. But I do often wonder how there can be two such divergent opinions on the same subject. It’s nice that someone looks for the commonalities rather than devolving into the muck.

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    1. Sometimes, I wonder if they don’t argue for the sake of arguing, lol

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  6. Like Staci, I do not engage in any of those debates regardless where they take place. I understand that people are different and just scroll on by.

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  7. kevin cooper says:

    You share a very important and valid point. Kudos.

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