I saw a meme last week that stated if duels came back, a lot less people would be offended. I am sure people have been offended by all kinds of things for a long, long time. The big difference is that people now think that them being offended matters to everyone else. It doesn’t. For some reason, we have given people a protection to voice their offendedness (yes, I made up that word). It does not matter what it is, if you disagree with someone, you are a racist, bigot, homophobic, evil, or a combination of any number of things. I guess I am a homophobic racist because I do not agree with someone that the sky is the color gold. Here is a revelation for everyone: it does not matter what you believe. It only matters what is.
There are some grey areas. Things like politics and religion can rarely be proven. Believing maybe all that there is; however, your belief does not outrank someone else just because you believe it. Wars have been fought for thousands of years based on that. For everyone who cries a river just because someone does not believe the same way you do, get over yourselves! You are being a selfish narcissistic asshole that no one wants to hang out with. Why do you even give a shit about what I think? You shouldn’t! At the very most, you should hear someone else’s opinion just to see how they think. Analyze it if you want. Accept or dismiss it. Getting upset because I am a foul-mouthed, whiskey-drinking, gun-toting, Christian (granted, not a very good one), does not do anyone any good. I don’t care if you are upset by it. I will continue walking down the street swearing with a (legally permitted) gun in my pocket not giving two shits whether you believe the same way I do. I will not yell at you for what you believe because I do not care what you believe. Why you care about what I think is beyond me, but then again, I don’t give a fuck.