Well, this “blog” has been in business for less than 36 hours, and we’re already starting to feel the negativity seeping through our every vein. We honestly don’t know how you’ve kept it up for so long without having some kind of damaging karmic reaction; maybe you’ve just grown older, sadder, angrier and lonelier — a few more wrinkles on the forehead from frowning at your computer screen at “the horror, the horror”?
Anyway, “Onwards!” in RBNS parlance. A cursory glance at the comments on Reblogging NonSociety as well as the reactions on this “blog” have lead us to some eye opening conclusions about Julia’s hate-fan readership. We’ll categorize (parse?) just a few of them (of course, you’ll have to excuse our writing, as English is only our third language):
- Name Callers
This is pretty self-explanatory, is it not?: For instance, anonymously referring to someone’s personal appearance as resembling that of a “donkey-face”. Have you ever called someone a donkey-face in person (and not in jest) and if so, how old were you? This is a completely serious question.
Judging from some of the comments/emails we have received — some of which have actually accused us of being “sexist” (Wherever would you even get that from? This “blog” is applicable to all walks of sentient life, cats and humans alike) — it occurred to us that no one is immune to this form of personal insult, or perceived insult.
But let’s think about the “sexism” issue a bit further: some of you consider yourselves feminists, yet you’ve set about to form a blog and comment ad nauseum on Julia Allison’s personal appearance, and also nitpick not only every facet of her life, but those of the other two knuckleheads that comprise NonSociety. Also, this? Now, they may not exactly be the best female role models for our children, or the greatest pillars of society, for that matter, but how is it that what you’re doing is really any better? Do you actually believe your feminist foremothers and forefathers would be proud of your behavior?
Insults, verbal abuse, character attacks, and even threats are perfectly acceptable behavior, once “justified”. Zero empathy, Zero compassion: totally blind to the effect that your behavior may bring to others. Sometimes, we grow up in a world without love, and thus, love has no place in our mental toolkit. We may even have a bit of a psychopath streak, where the very existence of other “feeling beings” is not really real to us. If others have a tiny sensitivity to another’s feelings, we crush it with words like: “She deserved it!”, or, “She/they started it!” or, “You’re just a sympathizer!” OR “you must be her/them writing under pretense!” If one were to honestly complain to many of the RBNS flamers, an expected response is “Oh, you’re so sensitive!” or “You take yourselves too seriously!” (which indeed, we do not take ourselves seriously here at Reblogging Reblogging NonSociety, if it is not apparent from our masthead).
Once a perceived insult has been received, it becomes perfectly acceptable to return the insult, or even to embark on a longrunning insult stream – indeed, it is even required, since any damage to our self-image is painful and needs to be promptly remedied. An extremely fascinating example is the number of comments accusing us of being “boring”, when we neither claim not to be boring nor do we see anything of great interest in most of your comments in the first place.
There is nothing wrong with deception and distortion so long as we’re not caught. Hence, writing anonymously on the internet provides ample opportunity to unleash your negativity in a safe and effective manner, over, say, calling your boss a douchebag to his face or punching the person who stole your place in line at the supermarket or the guy (or GIRL) who rejected you.
This is evident from extreme vanity, taking the form of an exquisite sensitivity to anything which even slightly resembles an insult. Even the smallest perceived insult must be responded to, and is usually deflected by changing the topic altogether. Whenever a Narcissistic Flamer is in danger of losing an argument on the internet, he/she tends to slip into an intellectually dishonest or even disturbingly “brain damaged” style of reasoning which tends to create feelings of confusion or even nausea on the part of onlookers. It’s like looking on the naked face of genuine insanity.
How many of you have already attempted to discern our identity/location?
An inability to see our own mistakes no matter how obvious they are to others, and as a result we often act like superior and perfect beings who are surrounded by contemptible inferiors. A capsule description of the Flamer Personality Disorder could be “haughty superior arrogance” or “smug sneering contempt” towards others. Of course, arguably, it’s not really blindness when we’re such experts at keeping our eyes tightly shut, is it?
“When I do it, it’s a pure and justifiable deed, but when you do exactly the same thing, it’s a shameful and disgusting ploy.” We at Reblogging Reblogging NonSociety do not deny that we are engaging in a similar level of hypocrisy as you fine folks of Rebogging NonSociety are, but we will not take this site seriously, launch direct, personal insults regarding others’ appearances, or continue this “blog” for 8 months or longer. We’ve got stuff to do and this negativity is a little too much, to be honest.
Hosting/commenting on a blog for 8+ months aimed at parsing, ad naseum, every single blog post/Twitter-Tweet/YouTube or Vimeo video of three individuals makes you seem a little egocentric. Where, O where has the humility gone? And what of your flaws? Sufferers of Flamer Personality Disorder appear to think of themselves as spotless, as though others have flaws that must be pointed out in great detail, but if someone does the same back, they react viciously, criticizing others harshly or even subtly, becoming defensive over even the smallest perceived criticism, and never apologize. Yet for some reason, self-approval must come from elsewhere, i.e. other nameless figures on the internet.
We at Reblogging Reblogging NonSociety aim to promote a healthier lifestyle and to omit negativity from people’s lives, as well as our own. To that end, we’ve added categories such as Exercise, Dating, Fresh Air, Getting Out of the House, Real Friends, Introspection and Weight Loss to this site. To the extent that you think this means we think you’re fat and friendless, that is your issue, not ours.
- Pervasive, long-standing, intense symptoms
Seriously, 8+ months of this nonsense?