Well received Sherry. And I knew that it would only be a matter of time that someone would try to make you shoot them, because they were not willing to receive the message. It is inevitable because we are outnumbered and surrounded.
“Our daily life is mostly made of cases in which we lose money and/or time and/or energy and/or appetite, cheerfulness and good health because of the improbable action of some preposterous creature who has nothing to gain and indeed gains nothing from causing us embarrassment, difficulties or harm. Nobody knows, understands or can possibly explain why that preposterous creature does what he does. In fact there is no explanation — or better there is only one explanation: the person in question is stupid.”_Carlo M. Cipolla
They offer nothing of benefit and receive none in return. Do not confuse this as a loss for a loss. Their contribution results in a loss for everyone including him or herself. They are simply counterproductive in this way.
They seem to have an authoritarian streak to them even though they operate out of a realm of irrational propositioning. The truth barely registers to them. They refuse to see the evidence for fear of invalidation of their own belief. (belief insensitivity predicated by motivated ignorance) Maybe they see it as witchcraft or voodoo, who knows, but it is as if they cultivate ignorance in this way.
It Appears That We Are Outnumbered And Surrounded
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