No Ma’am, I didn’t think you did either, but I just wanted to use your post as an example.
The main point that I was trying to make is that at times when we make a statement, especially when it’s something we are passionate about, that it can sometimes be misconstrued just by the way it was stated. And that we need to be cognizant of that so that it doesn’t make others feel inferior or unworthy when that was not the intended purpose of said statement. … I mention this because I do know it has been brought up before and it can separate groups within a given collective. Be it WOE’s or anything.
Actually, I mentioned this because I had witnessed some postings recently (Not on these forums, but from another site.) where someone had come in and asks some generic questions, but then got some responses back I felt were unnecessary. … My first thought was, this could push them back away and maybe leave them with the impression that those folks are just mean, ill-spirited blank, blank, blanks, etc. … Now I know that It can be aggravating when you have new people coming in on a regular basis and, yes, asking the same questions we might have heard a million times. But we shouldn’t come back at them aggressively because of this. It’s not their fault. - But yes, here we politely ask them to use the search function to look to see if that question was already answered, but some still ask anyway.
So again, wasn’t targeting anyone, but simply mentioning it since reading through the thread I got the feeling some may take some of the statements the wrong way, as they were worded. And it made me think back on that other post I recently witnessed. So we are all LC’s here, in one form or another, and yes that separates us from folks who still believe in the CICO/SAD way of eating. But only in choices of how we want to eat, and live, not from being just people in general.