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Grrrrrrr....

  1. Gemsong profile image85
    Gemsongposted 7 years ago

    I am a patient and normally easy going person. But a couple of comments on my hub have been irritating.

    I'm not out for religious discussions but Gods this torques my pentacle.

    Sorry. Just needed to vent a little before I move on.

    1. starme77 profile image86
      starme77posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      aw don't let others bother ya so much ..just deny the comments -

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    "I'm not out for religious discussions but Gods this torques my pentacle."

    big_smile

    1. Gemsong profile image85
      Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I was trying to keep it clean.

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    poetlorraineposted 7 years ago

    oh no how can we help.  What have they put that has upset you so

    1. Gemsong profile image85
      Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I am wiccan. Apparently I am "wrong". This is why I stay out of those forums.

      1. Daniel Carter profile image91
        Daniel Carterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Ahhhh, you got their superstitious, self-righteous side going. Good for you. Remember their comments are always far more about revealing who *they* are rather than who you are. You are fine. They feel threatened. You hold all the power, my dear. Their comments could really just be meaningless, I think.

        1. Gemsong profile image85
          Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I think what really saddens me is the impression of narrow sightedness. There is a huge big world out there with so much to offer and they can't or won't embrace it.

          1. Daniel Carter profile image91
            Daniel Carterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Yes, narrowness. So narrow minded their ears touch, in many cases. Good for you for plodding forward.

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        Poppa Bluesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        (1949) screamin jay hawkins, slotkin

        I put a spell on you
        cause youre mine

        You better stop the things you do
        I aint lyin
        No I aint lyin

        You know I cant stand it
        Youre runnin around
        You know better daddy
        I cant stand it cause you put me down

        I put a spell on you
        Because youre mine
        Youre mine

        I love ya
        I love you
        I love you
        I love you anyhow
        And I dont care
        If you dont want me
        Im yours right now

        You hear me
        I put a spell on you
        Because youre mine

        1. Gemsong profile image85
          Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Uh... err... thank you?

  4. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago

    Tis brave to venture in that topic even if jus on the outskirts wink shall we gather the other gals n play double dutch now wink tis recess!

    1. Gemsong profile image85
      Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I better not play. I might use the rope for something else. wink

  5. rebekahELLE profile image90
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    I can imagine!! you just have to remember everyone has very different opinions and beliefs about life, especially anything religious. sometimes I wonder how people live with so much bias and judgment in their lives. people need to learn and respect religious tolerance.

    smile

    1. Gemsong profile image85
      Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      They so don't want me to get started. I might resort to whacking with the wand.

      1. rebekahELLE profile image90
        rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol
        I have found that people are fundamentally afraid of that which they don't understand. it's called ignorance. keep writing about what you are passionate about!

        1. Gemsong profile image85
          Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          You folks have restored my sense of humor about it. Let's see who'll I'll upset next.

  6. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    Gemsong, as one Neo-Pagan to another, that's what the delete and spam buttons are for.

    And if someone is making a personal attack on you and they are registered with the site, file a report with admin.

    1. Gemsong profile image85
      Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't feel attacked, just annoyed. I tend to try to practice tolerance.

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    yeah delete those annoying comments. you have a record of them in your email inbox and if you get enough of them HubPages can deal with them. i do not allow negativity on my hub comments at all. sorry they did that to you...i know how annoying that can be.

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    poetlorraineposted 7 years ago

    i think it would be better if some one did not agree with a hub to just pass it by, maybe even just say it is well written as yours was.   It is a subject that some people will not like, you must have known that when you wrote it....

    1. Gemsong profile image85
      Gemsongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I know, I know.... I'm in the no comment category if I don't agree.

  9. bgpappa profile image86
    bgpappaposted 7 years ago

    Been there, it sucks.

  10. Flightkeeper profile image77
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    You can't do anything about other people's narrow-mindedness, all you can do if you want to, is zap 'em...with the deny button, I mean.

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    lynnechandlerposted 7 years ago

    You keep on keeping on. Others need to just move on if they can't practice the harm none theory.

  12. myownworld profile image83
    myownworldposted 7 years ago

    hey gemstrong, don't lose your cool....they just aren't worth it. I write about war refugees and taliban...so the other day, I actually got death threats if I didn't stop....! i just deleted the post and played some music to calm me down... smile

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    C.J. Wrightposted 7 years ago

    Think of it this way:

    How many wars has Religion started?
    How many wars has Religion prevented?

    No surprises, just be glad your not in Salem...Early America!
    I mix it up a lot in the political forums, but I avoid the Religous ones.....too volatile.  Its amazing because Religion is supposed to be about love, peace, etc. 

    Look at the bright side, your views have been challenged. Thats really the only way you can be sure of what you believe.

    1. myownworld profile image83
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      nicely put! in perfect agreement...smile

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        C.J. Wrightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks, I try!

  14. zadrobi profile image60
    zadrobiposted 7 years ago

    "torques my pentacle" jajajajaja

    You should say really nice things back to them. It usually confuses people into silence wink

    1. Daniel Carter profile image91
      Daniel Carterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You rock, zadrobi. I'm so with you on this one.
      smile

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      C.J. Wrightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I do that when people flip me off on the highway...I wave and smile, there is a moment of confusion on their part, then they smile and wave back!(sometimes)  When they do...well thats when I return the original gesture!LMAO  Its wrong, I know, but its soo dam funny!LOL

      1. myownworld profile image83
        myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol...ok...not bad....I'll try this next time when driving.... u don't suppose, they'll get the wrong idea now, do u? hmm...

 
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