> For anyone who's never seen a frenzy of negativity, great! Good for
> For anyone who denies it has ever happened, why would that be
> helpful? Acknowledging error and fault is the only way to overcome
> it. Denying it, ignoring it, doesn't help others decide how they
> might be their own best selves.
Beating the horse of "I had a negative experience" into the ground past
skeletal is also not helpful and can be used as a reason by some to not use
the advice or seek out help from such persons in their geographical area.
I would not deny that some have had bad experiences; however, I would rather
emphasize the good experiences I, or others, have had. If a group of people
is generally regarded as unhelpful or unfreindly they will be seen as such
even by those without first-hand knowledge of that group. The group will
then act in the manner it is treated. If a group is treated well and as
helpful and sought out for their specialty they will, in turn, become more
helpful and be viewed as such.
Continually harping on a negative experience does no one any good.
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