Bullies bully, primarily because they like the response they get out of you. Low depth of thought. I see where you are going with this statement, however I disagree with the equivalence you are attempting to make. Think before you talk and show your ignorance? To be so full of anger and sadness that she'd treat a total stranger like she treated me! The only link is weak mindedness, which is easy to manipulate, and may have low self-esteem taking offense to people. (Steve Watson) A study conducted by a Professor at San Diego State University has discovered that people who are easily offended make terrible employees because they never get anything done. Stop hurting each other. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Nov 11, 2019 - Explore Candice Leatherberry's board "Offended quotes", followed by 110 people on Pinterest. It is their second skin and without these spinning wheels, they simply do not know how to function.” ― C. JoyBell C. If someone is truly being offensive, everyone knows it and feels it -- the morality police don't need to make a show of themselves. Some would say zero tolerance, even for a mild joke in that area, is the best approach to eradicating it. “They call good evil and evil good. That’s why I am happier than you. How do you think about the answers? People have used status, laws, money, and tradition to shield themselves and those they care for since time immemorial. Read more quotes from Mae West. It seems that people are getting offended more easily. Being offended, at most, angers and inconveniences the offended person. If those who are easily offended aren't holding the church back, then it is those with influence who yield to the offended too easily. Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. In some cases, the offended person’s feelings are hurt. In the case of a work environment this gets more complicated, I know. Look mommy, I got a Best answer on yahoo! Source – Summit News by Steve Watson, July 6th, 2020 Instead they should use their influence to act with courage and vision. A poor employee evaluation is as likely to yield a defensive reaction as an introspective one. There is much that can be done that makes NOT taking offense a herculean challenge. Jesus said that those who attempt to make peace instead of retaliating in anger would be blessed: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (Matthew 5:9). Emotional rather than logical? why do my mind keeps thinking about the time when i was 23 and homeless? Surely, your thinking isn’t this radical? Investors bet stock market party will continue in 2021 That’s funny. #cawfeetawk I am proud of my son. No one can make you feel offended (or insulted , inferior...) without your permission. 3:07 PM Anonymous said... it is not what is in the hour of the service...it is what is living in us. It’s like the citizenry in Orwell’s Animal Farm who unquestioningly mouthed: “Four legs good, two legs bad” until the Powers deemed, “Four legs good, two legs better.”. Our pride can control us; if we think that we’re being disrespected, it can cause us to behave in ways that we normally wouldn't. Your value doesn’t come from other’s opinions. Violations of Social Norms Stretch the Imagination, Young Adults Remain at Serious Risk of Mental Health Crises. We should all be more loving and accepting of one another. Get the help you need from a therapist near you–a FREE service from Psychology Today. Some people are or pretend to be easily offended and then demand to control free speech. Not to mention, no one wants their TV recreation interrupted by long lists of side-effects, from diarrhea to death. 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In the long run, it will turn out for the good. The speaker is not the one who is actually offensive, it is the truth that is ugly. They feel more important. You can sign in to vote the answer. So, try sweeping your own back porch instead. Also, accept how others are. It is the greatest scam in history. Should this be the case, the offender should apologize. And boy I've got some triggers. We have a wonderful family full of many people --- of many colors and religions. So, was I offended ? Poll: What types of movies do you hate to watch? You can recognize the signs and avoid being a victim. Recommend to friends. Friends Who Liked This Quote. I am sure I will get to you shortly. Offense can never be given, it can only be taken. It must be exhausting getting offended by everything. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming. !. 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