And it’s just not emotionally healthy to focus on the “other” and their (possible) shortcomings.
I think this is a key temptation when it comes to such internet fora. It’s easy to get too caught up in the “them” and “us”. It is certainly a temptation I personally know and have to struggle against.
All these “culture war” and intra-church battles can harden one’s heart.
Yes, I aim to be true to the Church’s teachings. Orthodox living in a very secular environment. But I don’t want to be overly judgmental - to the point of hostility - towards wider society.
Paul in Athens didn’t rant about those folks’ idolatry. He sought - in love - a point of commonality. This is a good guide for personal growth. Being true to the love for Christ and in extension to our neighbours also is incidentally the groundwork for evangelisation.