The internet is indeed the most common way of communticating these days. Good communications is all about the words and their structures. Without eye contact, body language and the pitches of the voice, these words alone have to carry the burden of conveying. Do you find that in the Forums and Q&A, often people are misunderstood, because they fail to express themselves well? Do we really recognize sarcasm vs serious tones? Do people tend to rely on assumptions and implications when repling to the topic?
Some people communicate very well--articulate and well thought-out.
Some people say "The sky is blue.", and are met with "You idiot---how can you say the sky is blue? Why do you hate magenta?? What's wrong with magenta? Why do you hate hate hate?"....
Then the armor comes on, and it's no longer a conversation, but a joust.
Ah, but a rousing joust it be....
For the record, I don't hate magenta... I think the mixing of pink and red is immoral, but magenta can't help if magenta-ism is a sin against Color, as the Wheel says in Palettes 12:45 "And it was put forth that any union of a color close in shade is a union of the AntiColor"
Spoken like a true Blueist, eternals3ptember.
You don't hate the color, but decry the very act of creating the color.
So many people here misquote the Wheel on this issue.
Good for you for citing (correctly) chapter and verse.
I may be pro-Magenta, but I have to give you props here.
So take the armor off and quit hating. Simple enough.
by Susan Keeping7 years ago
A group of high school students react to Fred Phelps and family with song.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEiwBCpi … r_embeddedDo you think we should just start singing when faced with self-righteous mud slinging...
by kmackey327 years ago
I believe you should keep your beliefs to yourself and do away with this forum because it causes nothing but fighting for some stupid reason!!!!!!!
by Grace Marguerite Williams4 years ago
What words can be used to describe the color magenta without using the actual word?
by Kelly Kline Burnett7 years ago
Is there a separate forum just for writing well? Not writing a book but just how to say things better? Not grammar, but word presentation.I struggle with this - I come from a technical background and find my...
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