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Why do political discussions often devolve into "peace and love" idealists versu

  1. stanwshura profile image73
    stanwshuraposted 5 years ago

    Why do political discussions often devolve into "peace and love" idealists versus flag-wavers doom?

    Why do so many political discussions seem in need of a moderator, lest they devolve into deliberate and contrived non sequiturs and mudslinging?

  2. Express10 profile image89
    Express10posted 5 years ago

    Great question. In my limited experience, I see that some people get "keyboard courage" saying things they'd never say when face to face with others challenging their ideas and opinions while others suffer from a desire to be nice/positive/politically correct even when this gets in the way of the discussion. Sometimes when these extremes answer there has to be a moderator in the discussion.

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    Old Empresarioposted 5 years ago

    People feel passionate about their ideals. Some like conquest and others want us to be good guys who mind our own business and just do trade in the world.

    1. stanwshura profile image73
      stanwshuraposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      WFD, sir!  While one zeitgeist SO wants to believe that "every little thing.....is gonna be alllllright.." they (okay, we) live our lives TOWARD that end.   The other cries "doom", and FORCES their solution to sole viability.  Voi'la!  Validation!

    2. profile image0
      Old Empresarioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe you're the natural moderator.

 
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