Originally Posted by Kevin_Perry
Derek, when you've been in my shoes and have had to see the things I've had to deal with, you get a different outlook in life and little things like that have little value on the overall outlook of life.
Obviously it's a little thing to you
, but I'd figure any reasonable person should have an appreciation for how big a matter it is to others. Should I insult your mother, then, and then say it's no big deal? Theological arguments are different, but that wasn't an argument.
Life is too short to worry over something you probably won't care about a week from now...
Again, you assume this is nothing. You also seem to assume that I won't care about it in a week's time (you couldn't have been talking about yourself, since it seems that you didn't really care about it from the start, apart from any laughs you managed to draw from people). I will still think it was wrong in a month's time - it doesn't matter that I won't be obsessing about it by then. Furthermore, it will still be
Actually, your last sentence is kind of funny/sad when you consider what it is you're talking about.