Opinions and How to Deal with Stereotypes and Disagreements

612 Words Feb 23rd, 2018 2 Pages
Opinions that may be hateful; opinions that many would consider morally wrong; opinions that are the fuel for stereotyping, discrimination, and the condemnation of things that shouldn’t be condemned. But it’s a free country, right? So don’t these people have the right to say these terrible things, without repercussions? I have opinions on opinions, and this paper is a great way to learn about them. To be brutally honest, most people’s opinions on most things do not matter, in some cases there is actually a ‘right’ opinion, and having the freedom to say what you want doesn't free you from the consequences of what you say.
First and foremost, your opinion is irrelevant. Here’s why. All my life I have heard people get into serious, heated debates over the stupidest things. I know that doesn't always have to happen because any sensible person would realize that it is much easier to quietly disagree, and I’ve also seen people do that. It’s fine to share your thoughts on music or actors or novels or whatever you please, as long as you understand that other people are not exact replicas of you, and they will not like the same things. They might love something you hate, deal with it. So if your cousin loves One Direction, and you can’t stand them, please don’t disown her for it. It is literally hurting no one, it’s not like she’s a cannibal or something. If she is, then I guess it’s okay to disown her.
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