"beyond divisive and does nothing to welcome"
"make us all look like a bunch of bickering fools"
"freedom requires tolerance"
"people on this thread are the most intolerant bunch"
"Cut the crap already and get to work on the election. Foolish, useless arguments over mythology don't win elections!"
As I've said many times, the article isn't the problem; the people responding negatively are the problem: vitriolic hypocrites.
If they were supportive of the message of civility, the article wouldn't even exist, and any article similar to it would be full of kind comments that would illustrate a welcoming environment.
+ Follow the Cooperative principle
+ Civility first
+ Constructive comments
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