how to deal with hateful morons.

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  1. Koumori_Knight
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    Having seen some ugly responses to tragedies,westboro church during the Arizona shootings, certain Facebook posts, etcetera, I have begun to wonder what people think should be done to stem the tide of hate.
    It's obvious that this shit is here, has been here and--likely-- will be here till aliens kill us all or I get to make love to an asari. Thus we have to deal.
    The question is: how?
     
  2. Slyakin

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    Ignore them; These kinds of people feed off of hate, and the more attention you give to them, the more they'll grow.

    Think about it: The Westboro Church got more power because we started focusing on them. With the attention, they got the support of the US Government.
     
  3. Lilith Valentine

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    Personally myself, I try to talk to people to get to the root of the problem and if I can't, then fine I ignore them and move in life.
     
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    There's always voodoo and Santa Rea rituals if you can't find the problem by talking it out.
     
  5. Hells Malice

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    Well hateful morons should be neutered, and then released back into the wild (IE: left out in the middle of nowhere with no supplies).

    Otherwise there's nothing we can do but ignore them. Stupid people exist, might as well not bother yourself by paying attention to their existence.
     
  6. Koumori_Knight
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    *puts his hand out for a shake*
    I whole heartedly agree!

    I suppose the phrase "where ignorance is bliss, tis folly to be wise" is most applicable here...
     
  7. Advi

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    hatred thrives on a very malicious kind of attention whoring

    the westboro baptist church's family contains a lot of lawyers that spend their entire careers suing anyone who calls their inbred ramblings hate speech.
     
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    You KNOW people wouldn't say half the stuff they do IRL.
     
  9. Rafinesque

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    I came here to say "ignore them", but Slyakin beat me to it. It's really the best answer. If no one pays attention to them, they lose their power and influence....
     
  10. Koumori_Knight
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    Hmmmm...many smart people on this site!
    This is lovely!
    Ignoring those jerks is hard to do, but I think it's worth it.
    God is it difficult though...
     
  11. Prophet

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    Though difficult, you counter hate with love.

    I believe firmly that hatred is born from ignorance. The most effective way to educate the ignorant is with compassion and patience.

    Dire situations may call for other more severe measures, but entities like the Westboro Church are impotent organizations that have no tangible impact on anything. We can afford to meet their hate with love, if only for the fact that such an exchange stands as proof that we will not allow them to embitter us. We take the moral high ground.
     
  12. Koumori_Knight
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    This is the highest praise I can give you.
    That sounds like something my mom told me.

    That said, I am pleased to meet such a person as you.
    *offers my hand for a shake*
     
  13. Narayan

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    i agree. i have been reading this thread but didn't post since what i was going to say was posted already. just like the rest i say ignore them.

    but Prophet's post is really something that caught my eye. and sir you have my admiration and respect.
     
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    Don't reproduce.
     
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