Yes, those DPers spewed negativity. When I read their posts, I felt they didn't have even the faintest idea about what you said. What you said went over them, far over them, so far over them that they thought you attacked them when you did no such thing and is why they attacked you, a retaliation instead of conversation.
If I've learned a thing or two about you, Najam, your replies to them won't be to attack them but to help them understand what you said even if they deserve attack. Now that I think about whether you have attacked anyone on the DP, I recall NOT one time have you attacked.
What's peculiar about their misunderstanding you is if they are regular DPers, they should know you -- and correct me if I'm wrong, please -- believe in God, are Christian and that your commentary is meant to initiate thinking, not to raise a side thereby downing a different side which, if you don't mind my saying, Najam, is something I've learned many middle eastern people do, avoid.
On recollection, every middle eastern person I've talked with doesn't raise his side but is neutral about or speaks well about some aspects of the other side, religion or otherwise. I have concluded he avoids this raising because he is conscientious his acts not detract from the person's life, just as he, the middle easterner, would would want from the person he's talking with -- the treatment that is to love your neighbor as you love yourself, the epitome of defensive living which is freedom living whose main component is respect (read: re- <go back to>; spec(t)- <sight (for)>), respect being acknowledgment or, if you will, answering. My experience with middle eastern people is they are steep in respect, a belief dense in their cultures whose main influence is or one of their chief influences is the Quran.
Concerning negativity, Najam, give them no more energy than what you can bear or, perhaps better and pardon me, how much of your energy they deserve. From my perspective on this issue, at most they deserve little of your energy. It's obvious you didn't attack them or anyone else.
School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me
Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.
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