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Is it true that this site completely lacks people with deep insights and out of the norm thinking capacity and get angry ...

when this truth is confronted to them?

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Mamapolo2016 · 70-79, F Best Comment
No. There are many thoughtful and compassionate people here. They stay away from politically charged battles-to-the-death on posts, so those posts make it it look like everybody's a lunatic.

Some indulge in "sliding discussion" (introducing something unrelated to deflect talking about awkward issues). Others go immediately to attack mode: if you don't agree with me on x, you are obviously a misogynistic racist who hates bunnies. Or a snowflake who wants to give my house to a Guatemalan refugee.

These are not in the majority, but they are the loudest. They are on both sides. What they appear not to understand is that they drive away anyone who is still capable of making a thoughtful decision and severely limit their pool of listeners. They end up only interacting with people who already agree with them
okaybut · 51-55, M
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] I agree, awesome post!
okaybut · 51-55, M
[@663519,Mamapolo2016] Very well stated, great breakdown. I find myself getting heated sometimes in discussions. Often in that situation the other person is glorified in their happiness that they bested me. Regardless of the debate, I often do feel stupid. Not for any particular outline, but because I engaged in it. I have been making a more conscious effort to stay out of the verbal garbage. As it has no point unless you are both trying to legitimately learn and genuinely respond to the other person. Otherwise it is just a garbage ego based brain dump.
Mamapolo2016 · 70-79, F
[@510907,okaybut] Yeah. They're like fly strips.

Yeah, I’m pretty dumb.
[@605647,DarkHeaven] Got great friends tho *laughs*. How's the GF?
*hugs* Nat.
[@1149742,Natasha2020] She’s cooking supper. 😊
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] [@1149742,Natasha2020] 🖤🖤🤗🤗
Adaydreambeliever · 56-60, FVIP
Welllll no, it doesn't lack people with deep insights and thinking capacity, but there are way too many of the opposite kind here for sure :P
[@7167,Adaydreambeliever] Ai see. But the other kind exist in minority, right? 😂
Kinevi1 ·
I know I hold certain things back because of the sensitivity of some people on here. Ones that take things too serious. I usually make posts that are open ended, giving creativity to others, instead of generic responses.
[@593126,Kinevi1] That's such a pity. I'd like to see more of your 'real' self.
Pfuzylogic · M
I find most firm in their beliefs and brilliant! 🙌🏻
Pfuzylogic · M
I do find quite a few that are literate and if they can’t form an argument; they know how to gaslight!
[@3118,Pfuzylogic] There are those too, unfortunately.
Pfuzylogic · M
It forms a balance.
No, the guy who said that is a troll, he flips from being reasonable to kinda crazy
[@435994,MightyAphrodite] Really? LOL I had no idea.
Iwashere2 · 36-40, M
[@435994,MightyAphrodite] it’s not about the guy. It’s about the ability to do that😐 that’s the point
Deepseeker · 36-40, M
Not completely... but those people are few and far between.
[@1175373,Deepseeker] Few and Far between are still a few more than none. I'll take it.🙃
elafina · 31-35, F
Do you think complicated and deep insight is related?
[@917679,elafina] We're all complicated, I think. Some hide their complications better or some have better mastery of it.
Deep insight can come from getting mastery of their complications, but not limited to that.
elafina · 31-35, F
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] nicely put 😊
[@917679,elafina] Thank you. :)
Picklebobble2 · 56-60, M
There are those who make noise but don't declare any substance.

Some of us have substance but don't make a whole lotta noise.
[@448576,Picklebobble2] Absolutely! There are also some who choose to make a different kind of noise, but hide their substance.
The common is common, the rare is rare. What we see is only a fragment of the whole.
[@919584,TeaNTea] I love this. What we see is only a fragment of the whole!
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] An honor to be loved that way 🤗
[@919584,TeaNTea] always. 🤗
I don't engage people like that here much: Like I mean intellectually, if at all.

I'm not sure what that says.
U r Probably right?, but I don't like being intellectual much either🤷‍♀️, that's for dumb fucks IMO *laughs*. Cos if u were smart u wouldn't lik to need 2 swing dick non stop.
[@1149742,Natasha2020] This is not my opinion...I am strongly against that opinion. I am proving a point.
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] Well that's nice I guess.
summersong · F
I don’t think it’s fair to judge everyone here based on what they present outwardly. It’s only a small portion of who we are, even those of us who strive to be authentic and how we are perceived/ perceive others is always influenced by personal experience.
[@334441,summersong] Very much agree!
NinjaBoy · 18-21, M
Everyone is pretty entrenched in their opinions. I don’t see many here who are interested in a genuine exchange of ideas and arriving at the truth through dialectic. They just want to “win” arguments and bludgeon people over the head with [i]their[/i] truth.
[@1007030,NinjaBoy] You can't say 'Everyone' though when I am pretty sure you've not tried to talk to everyone.
NinjaBoy · 18-21, M
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] It’s a generalization. I don’t mean every single user here. But many or possibly most. The interesting ones are few and far between and they often get discouraged and leave.
deadgerbil · 22-25, M
Nah, there's plenty of people who bring insightful perspectives.

But then some do get angry if their viewpoint gets challenged
[@761112,deadgerbil] That's cognitive dissonance ... doesn't take away what they brought to the table fully though.
MartinTheFirst · 22-25, M
yes I go REEEE
[@336516,MartinTheFirst] lol silly banana. There is more to you than you show.
TheSunisout · 56-60, M
not me😊
Trippy · F
I simply accept people for their own mentally here. Even those whom have shit for brains. 🤭
Trippy · F
[@605647,DarkHeaven] ❤️🤗😘
Freeranger · M
[@1189287,Trippy] from your mouth to God's ear doll
Trippy · F
[@841884,Freeranger] ❤️
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Pinkstarburst · 51-55, F
It’s kind of like watching the news. You only see the whackadoos because the regular people are just, well, being regular.
[@6912,Pinkstarburst] so much, this. 🖤
Bri89 · 31-35, M
Yes, but only because the ones that have deep insights and out-of-the-norm thinking are run off the site because apparently, we don't do that here.
[@1201485,Bri89] I think they are around. Maybe quiet.
Magenta · F
I wouldn't say completely, but it appears a large portion, on the surface. I think SM has dumbed us down into narrow mindless triviality. The few that do engage in the deeper things of substance are appreciated at least by me.
[@1173,Magenta] for a while people have been holding off on substantial content. For a large part. But they are around. I appreciate those too.
I honestly think it’s just those that are the loudest. Just like in real life, they suck all the oxygen out of the room and any civil discussion that could have been had just sort of devolves.
[@605647,DarkHeaven] they do cloud over the more meaningful.
Elegy · 41-45
The people that fight back are the ones that are "lacking". The ones that don't usually see their mistake, yours or can see in-between.
Elegy · 41-45
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] I thing I'm good here. Not as a "bad action". I think the more I'm here though it get bad over time. Maybe the same for others?
[@4300,Elegy] you are one of those brilliant minds I have met.

I also start building some negativity if I stay too long so yes probably a consideration.
Elegy · 41-45
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] Thank you 🤗
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[@482591,CopperCicada] aren't we all though? In one way or another.
MilitantIrishman · 26-30, M
Maybe, maybe not. For my part, I am mostly just here to have a laugh as laughter is medicine for the soul.

I will leave the deep discussions and such for people who wish to have them. Except perhaps for the occasional piece of wisdom from some greater mind that I might someday feel inclined to post.
[@8731,MilitantIrishman] and that is fine. You draw boundaries.
And show a small portion.
What you don't show could have amazing wisdom. A possibility.
[@482591,CopperCicada] I don't share anything personal or deep here.
At least not in the main forum.
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[@482591,CopperCicada] I don't have much going on with PM's. I talk to one person on and off and a couple of people once in a while.
Most of my friends that I had formed connections with left already.
HannahSky · F
There's a lot of people who think they're very insightful and deep but who clearly are not.
There's a lot of people who think they're above others and aren't.
They get angry regardless of what is said to them.
[@868864,HannahSky] okay.
ravenhill · 41-45, MVIP
some might react that way.
Sibo191 · 36-40, M
There's a fair amount of users that just come here to talk shit and amuse themselves. No need for deep thinking on here 90% of the time
[@502796,Sibo191] agree. Most of the time there is no need to think deep or even think at all.
But that can hide so many thinkers who exist.
TUFKAL · 56-60, M
Maybe people don't want to do deep thinking here.
[@1190214,TUFKAL] true. But they may still exist.
It was a post I saw yesterday where 2 people were going on about what I asked.
TUFKAL · 56-60, M
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] I didn't see that one, I probably would have scrolled past anyway.
Check it yourself.
[@24735,Silentspectator] thank you for your input.
KuroNeko · 36-40, F
I think the rest of us just don't bother to post much anymore. I often scroll through and just leave again without finding anything worth replying to.
[@1095867,KuroNeko] that is true. I don't feel like making posts the way I would before. It always feels pointless and more hassle than good.
Mamapolo2016 · 70-79, F
Thanks for BC. Sigh.
I fall among them. I have no thinking capacity & deep insight. ☹️☹️☹️ In fact, I'm like a baby elephant that runs around aimlessly.
[@1199169,danser] Baby elephants might have aim in running.👀
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] I have seen them. They act very strong with enthusiasm until they fail to do what they want to do & then run behind their mother..🤣 I'd seen them in sanctuary. There they steal food too from nearby villages. I saw one running with jackfruit. 😆😆😆
bookerdana · M

This site is configured for a simple meme or image, a joke etc..I dOn't think the people lack insight or imagination but as Pete Townshend of The Who wrote,You gotta move with the fashion or be outcast"
[@335376,bookerdana] I'm an outcast here. 😂 This wasn't my opinion btw.
bookerdana · M
[@44604,Aidolovemostofyourthoughts] Perhaps in this context,that ain't such a bad thing😛

In a wider context,tell em to blow it out their tailpipe😡

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