Fact VS Opinion
I'm a pretty cool, calm and collected fellow 99 percent of the time.
I'm usually the voice of reason amongst my friends, I'm usually the one they talk to when they need to vent and get shit off their chest.
My first three rants have been me collecting information from other members like some kind of science experiment. Nothing that happens on this forum has me shaking my fist at the screen in a fit of anger like I imagine some of the more colourful members of this forum do.
One thing that irritates me though are those people who confuse fact with opinion.
I sometimes wonder if people even know the difference.
Allow me to indulge you for a second.
I will use wrestling as an example.
Fact: John Cena has won more championships than Randy Orton.
Opinion: John Cena is better than Randy Orton.
See? fact is something that cannot be denied. Opinion is something that can be argued/ is subjective.
I'm a Daniel Bryan mark and I firmly believe that he is the best technical wrestler in the WWE today.
As much as I like to believe it is so, it is really just my opinion. If someone believes CM Punk or (gasp) John Cena is a better in ring technician, who am I to argue?
I've seen so many thought provoking threads that have potential for good discussion degenerate into a mindless shitfest due to some ridiculous argument that just goes round in circles because both are too heavily invested in what they have to say to even listen to the other person, and will shove their shitty opinion down everyone's throat AS FACT.
Of course this isn't unique to this forum, it happens on any message board that you care to name.
That's the end of my shitty rant, it may have sucked but at least there was no mention of masturbation this time.