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7. There are also many kinds of infuriation.
Tue May 7, 2013, 11:02 PM
May 2013

The usual kind are obvious. Nobody appreciates arrogance or condescension. But there is one type of infuriation that I don't think gets much of a mention. I don't like people feeding off of me.

It's not fair to use others as a foil to indulge in one's own feelings. If someone believes something, that's fine. If it's a good thing, so much the better. Faith offers an opportunity to inspire others. It's not faith that makes societies work, it's relationships borne of inspiration. Feeding off that basic human need is a pernicious evil and wrecks interpersonal relationships as well as entire cultures. And that's infuriating.

Decades years ago, a lawyer of my parents generation remarked to me struggle4progress May 2013 #1
That's sound. rug May 2013 #2
LOL Phillip McCleod May 2013 #3
"Do the Beliefs of Others Infuriate You?" rug May 2013 #4
ffffffftt.. Phillip McCleod May 2013 #5
Solid. . . . rug May 2013 #6
know what you mean. Phillip McCleod May 2013 #9
There are also many kinds of infuriation. rrneck May 2013 #7
Wow, I never looked at it like that. rug May 2013 #8
Most of the time I could not care less LostOne4Ever May 2013 #10
It's no secret that they do. Especially when they lead to things like murder, slavery, dimbear May 2013 #11
your views MFM008 May 2013 #12
A related question... goldent May 2013 #13
The beliefs of the GOP edhopper May 2013 #14
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