I stated that ... "While ML, and some in his forum may be insulting to others, I have seen the degradation of such behavior clearly on both sides of the fence... one, fueling the other."
So my statement that, "Just as an aside... history has shown that those being persecuted (slavery, religious history, science, etc.) were most often times in the right... whether the way they went about expressing their views was correct or not is another, and perhaps more pertinent point of contention."
Was a " standing up for those on both sides of the fence" in regard to this issue.
I think you may have misunderstood my intent.
there are several different perspectives on this... and I have witnessed it since well before I started posting here...
In many ways, other's inappropriate behavior towards him, has created moreless... think about that a bit. We all should.