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Quote "but vulgarity should be limited to those who cannot think well enough to express themselves without it.  Thinking correctly is hard work, and many are lazy. " Um, horses for courses i thin

Revenge, and Justice are twin brothers.

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I know, I have co workers who say bad words but not to me because they respect me.

There are non JWs who also behave proffessionally and do not write bad words. 

Films in Spanish are different, translators usually don't say bad words. 

I understand this is one of the reasons why some contribuitors have left this site,  not for feeeling sooooo ofended but for not wanting to lower their standards.

 

 

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5 minutes ago, Nicole said:

I know, I have co workers who say bad words but not to me because they respect me.

There are non JWs who also behave proffessionally and do not write bad words. 

Films in Spanish are different, translators usually don't say bad words. 

I understand this is one of the reasons why some contribuitors have left this site,  not for feeeling sooooo ofended but for not wanting to lower their standards.

 

 

I've heard far worse from folks when I used to go on the ministry..... And in my younger days I would have used some real bad words and done some real bad deeds. So I've learnt to be tolerant of others... I was always taught that in the Org, people were at different levels of spiritual maturity, so be tolerant.  So it is on here, and it's good to get a variety of comments. Sorry if you cannot handle some stuff. I presume you have had a cosseted life, no offence meant. If you've 'lived rough' in your younger times then you would have that tolerance with others as others would have had with you. 

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I have a great deal of tolerance with people in general, but vulgarity should be limited to those who cannot think well enough to express themselves without it.  Thinking  correctly is hard work, and many are lazy.

I cannot imagine the Apostle Paul ministering to a bunch of sailors at a seaport dock, using the same language as he would use from a podium at the Sanhedrin ... there is a time and a place for EVERYTHING.

In mortal hand to hand combat, verbal expressions have somewhat more "energy" than reading poetry during a picnic.

I find vulgarity offensive ... because it means , generally, I am in a conversation with a stupid person, not because I am personally offended by the vulgarity.

But getting back to the "Dog" theme ... dogs DO have a sense of Justice and fairness. I have five dogs who wait patiently to be hand fed treats, because they know they will all be fed the same amount... and when I discipline them, their hurt feelings are only momentary.

When I get angry I can scare paint off of walls, but when I change my tone of voice, they run to me to be petted and consoled.

.... but to be safe, I do not tell them how much life insurance I have.

 

 

 

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Quote "but vulgarity should be limited to those who cannot think well enough to express themselves without it.  Thinking correctly is hard work, and many are lazy. "

Um, horses for courses i think. Street cred' is very necessary for some people in some places. Thinking correctly for those in the working class regions is totally different to thinking correctly in the upper class regions. It's not a lack of intelligence, in fact it could be showing intelligence. 

Quote : " I find vulgarity offensive ... because it means , generally, I am in a conversation with a stupid person, not because I am personally offended by the vulgarity. "..   That seems a narrow minded judgemental attitude.  

Reminds me of an Elder once telling me that he and his wife went to their first Memorial dressed in 'their normal clothes'. They were Hippies and his wife was wearing the shortest brightly coloured mini skirt that she had. Were they wrong ? No, they just didn't know what was the right way to dress for such an occasion. 

The same with language, you could be a very intelligent person but have never been taught what is deemed the right words to use.  

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1 hour ago, JOHN BUTLER said:

Quote : " I find vulgarity offensive ... because it means , generally, I am in a conversation with a stupid person, not because I am personally offended by the vulgarity. "..   That seems a narrow minded judgemental attitude.  

It is an adult's job to judge EVERYTHING.

That's why we work hard to become adults .... to develop those skills.

Those bad at judging EVERYTHING, often have very short lifetimes, full of drama and hardship, filled with bad, destructive "friends".

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5 minutes ago, James Thomas Rook Jr. said:

It is an adult's job to judge EVERYTHING.

That's why we work hard to become adults .... to develop those skills.

Those bad at judging EVERYTHING, often have very short lifetimes, full of drama and hardship, filled with bad, destructive "friends".

I've always said I've got older but not matured. Being mature is boring. As for being an adult, i suppose it depends on what the word adult means to you. To quote one google statement an adult is a human or other organism that has reached sexual maturity.

I think that means being able to have sex. but if you are using the word to mean something different then it becomes like using the word 'man' to mean something other than the male person. 

How wonderful it is to play with words. 

Those that  "often have very short lifetimes, full of drama and hardship, filled with bad, destructive "friends". "

Are those of the poor and downtrodden that are not able to help themselves. Hence Armageddon, when God will put it all right, once and for all times.  

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