Posted by Dr. Bob on April 23, 2008, at 3:11:09
In reply to Re: Conflicts » Dr. Bob, posted by Sigismund on April 7, 2008, at 2:58:13
> people who have strongly differing opinions do not neccessarily hurt each other badly.
> IMO, the kinds of differences (and hurt) that happen on Faith and Politics are buffered by the awareness that different viewpoints preclude each other's validity.
> I think what really hurts people is being excluded, shunned or made(?) to feel put down.
I think viewpoints that preclude each other's validity can be problematic here. Since if the validity of someone's viewpoint is precluded, they may feel excluded, shunned, or put down.