What makes someone feel the need to give an opinion on something?
The see something happening, or perhaps hear about something happening, and for some reason, regardless of whether it’s asked for, or can help the situation, an opinion is offered. What’s the deal with this?
Every now and then you come across a well thought out gem, but in large part, it’s a sea of regurgitated generic responses, deeply-seated biases, and all-round unnecessary negativity .
I also recognize the irony of discussing the purpose of opinions on a blog which is dedicated to my own thoughts! It still makes me curious nonetheless.
I’m keen to become more aware of these times when I may be guilty of unproductive opinion-giving, and wasted time spent small-talking. Here goes!