2. True, I just added that to add some context to what I feel is a discussion about a rather trivial and not very useful human behavior/way of communicating.
3. Psychologically belittling others, even if a side effect of an act of self preservation and not the motive, is still a behavior best avoided for harmonious social relations, as it is in my opinion, a form of emotional displacement/projection.
4. I can see why you might think that, but I could also see your own response to my posts as having hit a nerve of their own with you, clouding your understanding of my motives and the content of what I was trying to get at. In my opinion, sometimes the most true and valuable things to teach oneself and believe are the things that we do not want to. It makes sense that this could appear as resignation.