When’s the last time you were offended?
“You have adults going, “I was offended! I was offended!” Well, so what? Be offended! Nothing happens! You’re an adult, grow up, deal with it. “But I was offended!” I don’t care! Nothing happens when you’re offended. It’s not like, “I went to a comedy show, and the comedian said something about the Lord, and I was offended, and when I woke up in the morning, I had leprosy!” Nothing happens. “I want to live in a democracy, but I never want to be offended again!” Well, you’re an idiot.”
Steve Hughes (via cocknbull)
I get around this by understanding people are allowed their own views and so long as said views don’t effect me, I don’t care. So if I see a show or a comic that offends me, I walk out. That’s it. If they’re preaching hate or violence, I might send them a nasty email or post something nasty about them on my blog. But that’s it. I’ve got better things to do than waste time being offended.
Which reminds me, I’ve got better things to do that belaboring this point. :)