Are hubs truly for the exchange of knowledge?

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  1. Che Rogers profile image59
    Che Rogersposted 4 years ago

    Are hubs truly for the exchange of knowledge?

    I have found countless hub writers who write about a topic and then get upset that others have a difference of opinion. They use ad hominems to decredit the opinions of others and when that doesn't work they delete their comments. How can we learn from each other if we only want to hear from those that agree with us? How can wisdom be spread if we think we know it all? What conquers humanity is us being divided, Nontolerant and stubborn. Positive progress only happens when we are in unity not divided.

  2. lisavollrath profile image97
    lisavollrathposted 4 years ago

    I think people write here to express themselves, and not necessarily to hear an opposing viewpoint.

    1. Che Rogers profile image59
      Che Rogersposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      If they wanted to express themselves without feedback why not write in a journal or diary? Why come to a public forum using freedom of speech only to deny others the same right?

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    sheilamyersposted 4 years ago

    You make a valid point. The only time I delete comments containing opinions opposed to the ones I wrote are if the person decides name calling and insulting the intelligence of other people is the only way to get their point across. I can't learn whether or not I've made a mistake about my opinion if I don't have all the facts or listen to other viewpoints.

    1. Che Rogers profile image59
      Che Rogersposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. Truth should be something we all can discuss. No one person has a.monopoly on truth and many don't realize it. To get a better concept of it we must put our minds and experiences together.

 
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