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mooseknuckle
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Why do people take things so personally and get angry?

Religion/atheist, races, gay/straight etc?

I'm a straight, religious white guy so if I make a joke about anything other than what I am the people who or not like me get all pissy. Same thing if I voice an opinion about something other than what I believe then people who have a different opinion get pissed.

Why? Is it really any different than an LSU fan making Bama or aTm jokes or vice versa? Job or housing discrimination I can see but just making jokes or statements I can't. What's the big deal? Just bc somebody is not on the same "team" as I am, why the anger?

A lot of people take things too seriously. If I tell a group of _____ a joke about them, I'll get my arse kicked. If a group of ______ tells a joke about a group I'm in, I'll probably laugh at it if its funny. If its not funny, I won't get mad.

Good and bad is just a point of view right? It just depends on what side your on.




Chaos Six
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
Why you gotta ask questions!? frick YOU you fricking frick!!!


Breesus
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
tl;dr you piece of shite frick you
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rintintin
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
Insecurity. It's all about insecurity.


tigerpimpbot
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
pu$$ification of America


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white perch
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
because there is money to be made and votes to be had. Anger and division are powerful tools.



chinhoyang
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
insecurity and puzzification of America, cited above

plus self-interest, we give in every time some loudmouth gets offended


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Crow Pie
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
EGO....It's instinctive to think you are right when you are almost always wrong. It the human condition.


Tiger in Texas
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
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Insecurity. It's all about insecurity.


Makes you wonder, so many minorities (of course, who is isn't a minority today) are so 'proud' of what they are, but the slightest word or joke about them, and suddenly it is an attack against their race, culture, religion, etc. It is going to get to a point they outlaw laughter, because to laugh at someone means we are making fun of them. Crazy culture we live in today...


manwich
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
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are so 'proud' of what they are, but the slightest word or joke about them, and suddenly it is an attack against their race, culture, religion, etc.

it's a clear sign of false confidence/pride


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mooseknuckle
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
I agree. One thing I've noticed is that people I know of other races don't have white people jokes. They may make fun of us but they dont have flat out jokes. Almost every white person I've known has a joke about another race or has at least heard a few.
This post was edited on 12/8 at 11:12 am


mooseknuckle
Louisiana Tech Fan
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Member since Aug 2006
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
You speak of minorities and in a lot of cities, whites are a minority (BR,NO to hit close to home) but there's no uproar about it. I don't see gay people in BR raising a bunch of hell about it.

Btw, why are gay people (the ones I know) always so damn happy? People I work with, some of my family members and my GF's brother. I've never seen them without a smile on their face.


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LOCO5150
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
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Why you gotta ask questions!? frick YOU you fricking frick!!!


Seriously, what the frick is it with you and your questions. Let me breathe. Jesus Henry Christ.


mooseknuckle
Louisiana Tech Fan
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
How can you ask a question and put a period behind it and not a question mark?


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337tigergirl
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
Maybe bc white people don't have a distinct ethnicity? Y'all are all mixed up. Plus y'all make up most of the jokes with racist undertones. JMHO
This post was edited on 12/8 at 11:32 am


Festus
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
I'm pretty angry I don't have an Asian to do all my housework and rub my feet.


337tigergirl
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
Lol


Festus
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
Too much undertone?

If so, no offense intended.


337tigergirl
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
I don't get mad. I usually laugh bc I hang with mostly non Asians. But I can understand why they would get upset.


Festus
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re: Why do people take things so personally and get angry?
What are some of the worst things that people say to Asians, unknowingly or knowingly?


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