Criticism of comments


#1

So I am been reading through many topics on here - what i am seeing are alot of quality responses BUT i am also seeing name calling - truth is people are posting on here to evaluate their thoughts and looking for guidance - they are not ignoring their faith but rather looking to live life within it and looking for help in doing that — name calling does not help

Can you see Jesus calling a person a jerk or ass - or you’re a real winner etc…when he/she came to him for spiritual guidance?


#2

I haven’t seen any name calling. Did I miss something? I do see open discussions at times. Moderators would not allow real name calling. Peace.


#3

We are a self moderating forum. Flag and report posts where poster violate the forum rules!


#4

I’ve rarely seen any “name calling” other than on threads where a man asks if it’s okay for him to leave his wife because she gained weight.


#5

Somebody actually called another poster an ass? I hope you flagged that post.


#6

Sometimes a poster will say something so off-the-rails that another poster can’t restrain themselves. That doesn’t make it right, and it should be flagged. But sometimes I can understand why inappropriate comments are made.


#7

Right, and the first person to use the word was the OP. Subsequent posters only sought to confirm the assessment he’d already made. :wink:


#8

You have said it in your OP. Take what is good and reject or ignore what is bad. In fact you can do more - flag the post where you think it is not helpful.


#9

I would add that if you lose sleep over anything said on an internet forum, you’re better off staying away from that forum.


#10

You need to flag the posts where there is name calling. I have seen threads where name-calling posts were allowed to remain while posts that to me were less offensive were pulled. I speculate it’s because the less offensive posts were flagged for some reason, while nobody flagged the name-calling ones. If no one flags, the moderators may not see the offensive post.


#11

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