I had a skin test.
To check for allergies.
It turns out that I’m basically allergic to everything except cockroaches.
So, prepare to fear my cockroach army!
And I’ve decided I’m also allergic to people starting arguments with me online. I’m just not going to put up with it anymore. One of the worst things about the 2016 election was finding out how some of our friends and acquaintances actually feel about social issues.
Maybe you’ve discovered that some of your friends or family are racists. Maybe some of them hate the poor, or hate immigrants, or feel like a half of all human beings aren’t capable of making decisions regarding their own bodies.
Maybe life was better when these people were safely tucked away and keeping all of their ridiculous opinions to themselves. Or maybe it’s better to know where the Flat Earth crowd is hanging out.
I’m not sure.
I’ve had to “unfriend” several people lately because I’m tired of dealing with them and apologizing for them. I thought for some time about the best way to do it. I decided to send them this email:
I’ve unfriended you because arguing isn’t fun anymore.
We can respect each other as fellow human beings without being friends on Facebook.
Take care. And I’ll see you around.
No harsh words. No bargaining
No cockroach army.
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