- 2 years ago
KittyYogi : “I agree with Tiffany that the idea that conservative posters feel the need for a politics-free “safe space” on the internet is ironic (given some folks’ continual mocking of so-called snowflakes)”
But that’s not the point of a safe space, even by liberal definitions – the point of a safe space is for people to be able to express their opinions without fearing disagreement or retribution. Asking for politics to be kept off isn’t saying “I’m a conservative and I want an echo chamber for my opinions”, it’s saying, “For the good of the community, we should all refrain from talking politics.”
I have no earthly idea how that comes across as a Special Snowflake to you. I also don’t get why certain people – conservative or liberal – feel the need to inject politics into absolutely everything. I just don’t. I’m a hugely political conservative and *I* don’t start political posts on wedding/marriage/relationship/family forums because it’s not the damn place for it, just like I wouldn’t go onto a poltical forum and ask for relationship advice!