What makes people want to personally attack and denigrate another person's viewpoint in the
Motivations are different for everyone. Ego, waking up on the wrong side of the bed, passion for the subject, ignorance of facts, a love of debate or drama, a need to be "better than" someone else, even a misguided desire to help people because you feel your way is the best way to live. There are many motivators that can cause people to act out. Another big reason is that some people feel threatened by different ideas that they don't fully understand. The bright side is that we don't burn people for heresy and such anymore - now we just brawl on internet forums .
This is a great question gm since you are one of the main one's who does exactly what you are describing. Going as far as personally attacking someone and telling them they need psychological help because they disagree with your point of view.
You are a liberal, I am a conservative. Of course, we are going to disagree. But, the personal attacks are going way too far. You would think someone who portrays themselves to be as intelligent as you do that you would be above this type of behavior. I suppose not.
Yes, sometimes I can be highly vitepurative and vitriolic. For that, I deeply apologize to you and wish you and yours a Merry Christmas. Very sorry for this egregious behavior on my part.
As can I gm. None of us a perfect by any means. Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas!!
There is a great saying: When you point a finger 3 more are pointed back at you.
When it ends is when we hug.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 20 months ago
How is greed good, even beneficial for a person's improvement & advancement?What are the main advantages of greed? Do you believe that one must be greedy in order to become successful?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 2 years ago
Why do some people insist on making attacks, even personally attacking others for postingposting questions &/or answers because such questions &/or answers are different from, even opposite to theirs? Why do some people have the audacity to cyberstalk those who they disagree...
by your cybersister 6 years ago
Do you think a person's astrological sign has any influence on their personality?
by Dantex460 6 years ago
What is your Favourite book and what makes it the best?I personally love the Sherlock Holmes series, I'm not much of a reader but I feel I know the characters as if they were real. It challenges me to think about problems in a more unorthodox manner.
by Anna McGann 6 years ago
This is another question I couldn't find an answer to, perhaps because it's pretty random/specific.I came across an article (about how women think) to which I have very strong opposing viewpoints. Would it be in violation of HP rules to compose an article of my own combating the views expressed by...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This 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.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We 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 Pixels||We 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.|