Many people want to impose their views on others, not giving any respect for other's point of view. It is disturbing sometimes. How to deal with it without becoming argumentative?
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Thanks SidKemp, for your answer and advice. You are right, there are some excellent answers, including yours. Open minded people are easy to work with, no doubt.
Yes & it's not just ease. With an open-minded person, there is valuable work to be done now. To a closed-minded person, all I can offer of value is the respect expressed by walking away, respecting their mindset & the value of my time with ot
Don't kid yourself...you aint out of the woods yet!!! :0)
Perhaps when when quoting the Bible you can take into account the fact that not all Christians and others believe or follow to the letter that which you have quoted? Women aren't a weaker sex. Your tone was strong & your stance uncompromising.
Express - I've noticed if called on for proof/solidity to the arguement, there isn't any. He is a great mind, but perhaps cannot see that the way in which he comes across to people in that and other discussions is putting people off God.
Thanks Express10, for expressing your feelings. Thanks C J Sledgehammer, jlpark, for joining in the discussion. It is always good to communicate and clear all differences among friends, as you all have done. Thanks and happy hubbing, all of you.
Most often I do agree with CJ but this was the first time things just seemed quite off-putting and insulting. Perhaps he didn't realize that I am a lady when he forcefully said we are a weaker sex. I respect his opinion, but disagree...no ill will.
I like your advice. I avoid arguments as much as I can, so this will suit me. Thanks for your response.
Thanks chef-de-jour, for your very practical approach. Diplomacy is a nice tool at some times. Many thanks for your answer.
I do agree completely with your views and I loved your opening line, 'Kill them with kindness.' Thanks jlpark, for your opinion to the question.
Thanks Wesman Todd Shaw, for responding to the question and giving your opinion.
Yes, listening is important and I am a good listener. Thanks Ericdierker, for joining in the discussion.
Thanks ccurry, for responding to the question. I respect your opinion on the question.
I agree with your last line and I do follow it. Thanks botipton, for your response to the question.
You are right. As they say, 'Boss is always right.' Thanks for your answer to the question.
Thanks gags3480, for your suggestion. Thanks for answering.