Thursday, December 8, 2016

NOTES ON COMMENTING

After a very polarizing General Election to choose a new President and others throughout the United States of America it seems commenting has reached the depths of rudeness.  Many commenters in their rush to publish do not read and understand the post then think about the wording of their comment.  It is clear that many deliberately ignore the post and the previous comments content to spout forth their own political opinion.  They do not seem to realize that by doing so makes their comment largely valueless and portrays them as uneducated persons worth little or no attention.  This of course is the common trend of most if not all of the so called "liberal" population which by their continued display of ignorance of the subject matter become more and more ignored and indeed laughed at.  The current Green Party U.S. candidate is a typical example making a fuss after obtaining barely 1% of the vote.  Asking for recount nay rather demanding recounts is not just pointless but an unjustified expense and waste of public servants time adding to the burden on the Governments of various States and Counties.

This attitude has now seeped into the maritime blogs with a very popular maritime blog continually getting rude replies and putdowns to comments on its posts.  Since all are published without clarification it would seem that the blog itself approves of this type of comments but more likely is considerate of "free speech" rights.  This is a pity because once the New Administration is in place from January 2017 changes will take place and there will be a change of perspective by the Citizenship of our Nation.  A study of the changes now slowly taking place in the European Union may show you what can happen.  That change will in turn create a different viewpoint and various blogs will become less followed which in the case of some maritime blogs would be a loss of good posts but rude comments.

Good Watch.

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