Why do political and religious discussions become heated?

Dialog on most topics tends to not result in heated verbal exchanges, but move on to either strongly embraced politics or religion ideas and you may find that verbal a whiplash is soon being deployed. What is going on here, why is it like this? What is even more fascinating is that even when faced with mountains of … Read more

How to win an on-line argument

If I should happen to get in your face and explain in great detail that you are dumb / ignorant / bigoted / stupid / (you can think of lots more), then you would of course immediately embrace and cherish the experience … right? What if I was actually right and you did in a … Read more