One Year Anniversary with about 3 weeks actual days on HP...

Jump to Last Post 1-12 of 12 discussions (22 posts)
  1. profile image0
    kylesandersonposted 4 years ago

    I left HP after 2 weeks of writing a year ago, and joined back up roughly a week ago. However, it seems that HP has transformed into a website where Atheists and Christians gather to argue with one another. Am I accurate with this assumption?

    1. Suzanne Day profile image95
      Suzanne Dayposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Not in my corner....!

      Good you've come back. I came back about a week ago too! Maybe more of us might follow...

    2. mgt28 profile image74
      mgt28posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I joined 5 weeks ago, I did not notice that. For me, HubPages is a good platform for learning. Discussions here are respectiful. I ran away from comments sections of CNN, FB etc because I cannot stand trolls and flamethrowers.

    3. Marisa Wright profile image98
      Marisa Wrightposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Not at all.   It's still a writing site, first and foremost.   

      I rarely notice the religious debates these days, since the forums were split up.  I don't see many religious posts in my feed, probably because I don't follow those topics and I don't follow people who are active in them.

    4. Shyron E Shenko profile image80
      Shyron E Shenkoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome back Kyle, I have felt like leaving but I have so many friends on here.

  2. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Always has been. Always will be. But these days they do it in their own separate little corner, so to speak.

    1. sallybea profile image99
      sallybeaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Definitely not in my corner - I hope we can be mature enough not to.

  3. profile image0
    Beth37posted 4 years ago

    Five pages between the hubpages forum and the topical forum, approx 30 threads per page = 150 threads. Out of 150 threads approx. 14 are atheist/theist discussion.
    They are clearly labeled so you don't even have to click on them if that subject is not your cup of tea.
    Welcome back.

    1. profile image0
      kylesandersonposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you. Maybe I'm just following the wrong people.

      1. profile image0
        Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Oh you mean on the Hubpages main page? Huh... I hadn't thought of that. I know you can switch from forums to hubs, plus you can unfollow any threads... but I wonder if there's a way to control what goes out on your main page or if everyone receives the same feed???

        1. WryLilt profile image91
          WryLiltposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Feed is based on who you follow and threads you post to. Generally. smile

  4. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    There's a Feed Filter near top-right. Experimenting with it will get you what you want.

  5. Millionaire Tips profile image92
    Millionaire Tipsposted 4 years ago

    It is definitely a function of the people and topics that you follow.  I don't see the religion and politics threads at all, except maybe once in a while a Hubber I follow decides to write a hub in those topics for a change.

  6. Fatiha profile image75
    Fatihaposted 4 years ago

    That's one of the reason I don't particularly go on main page.

  7. Marie Flint profile image59
    Marie Flintposted 4 years ago

    Millionaire has it right--it's who you follow and your perception. There are many, many wonderful topics on Hub Pages--science, travel, finance, health, etc. You name it. You can find a hub on almost every topic you can imagine. So, roll up your sleeves, pick your niche, and let's see those hubs!

    Welcome back!

    1. Marie Flint profile image59
      Marie Flintposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      whom (and here I am, an English major!)

  8. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
    Phyllis Doyleposted 4 years ago

    Yes, kylesanderson -- you are accurate in your assumption and the debates are really getting out of hand. The thing most people need to remember and accept, is that we are all free to have our own belief  system -- simple as that.

  9. Marlin 55 profile image72
    Marlin 55posted 4 years ago

    I agree with you Phyllis. We can all have different beliefs and respect for each others individuality. It doesn't matter if someone is an atheist or christian; I believe what matters is what's in the heart.

  10. lhale profile image72
    lhaleposted 4 years ago

    Oh my goodness! Thank you, paradigmsearch! I did not know about the feed filter. I am so tired of some of these debates that show up on my main page! Hope this fixes things!

  11. Good Guy profile image85
    Good Guyposted 4 years ago

    I have been here almost 4 years.  Never left this wonderful site.  As for the "Atheists vs Christians" forums, I kept away from them.  Just like oil and water, they will never mix.  Why bother wasting time arguing over a topic that will never resolve whichever side one stands.

  12. jemuelO profile image90
    jemuelOposted 4 years ago

    Welcome back kylesanderson! Yes, you are right about Atheists vs Christians here on HP. They keep on debating about a never-ending issue, an issue which can never be resolved because it involves beliefs and ideology. Like Good Guy said, I stay away from these kind of forums.

    1. profile image0
      kylesandersonposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks to everyone's help on here I've successfully filter that nonsense out.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)