I often inadvertently find myself in that awkward situation where I say something that, to me, seems completely normal and agreeable only to have it met with gasps and looks of disgust. Then, after a moment of uncertain silence I innocently ask, “What?”
This is usually the point in the conversation
that I find out that while I thought my opinion to be simple and unobjectionable other people can be exceptionally stupid and emotional where I rediscover the wondrous variety of opinions people can avail themselves of. Here, in this moment of revelation, I find myself again in an unintended conversation that almost inevitably becomes a debate and often threatens to devolve into an argument, or worse.
So, in an obvious and somewhat disturbing quest for self-abuse I have now started a blog which allow anonymous people worldwide to chime in. May God have mercy on us all…