To me it's all horseshit. In the modern US, I have certain rights and protections (free speech and all that). I don't seriously worry that I'll be burned at the stake by religious nuts *or* hung as a rapist by feminists (at least not on the basis of heated rhetoric and verbiage alone). I just said those things to make a point: When ideologues start getting pushy and nasty, I'll lash out at them and tell them to fuck off. Otherwise, if they keep to themselves and only persecute each other, then I don't give a crap and they can do what they want. They have free speech rights like I do, and as long as they don't get in my particular, individual face then they're welcome to be as obnoxious as they want to be.
In that sense it's all just hot air. If they rattle my cage, I'll rattle theirs. Otherwise, I really don't care that some feminist is hating on men in Dubuque, that some religious nut is hating on atheists in Phoenix, that some black supremacist is hating on my race in Harlem or whatever. That's fine by me. Let them shout it to the skies. If they get pushy and get in my face, I'll just tell them all to fuck themselves.
Sure, sometimes an ideology or gripe gets such traction that some heads get split. Maybe a war even breaks out. Fine, that shit happens--it may mean that there really was some real problem there, and it's time for people to shed some blood until they get tired of killing and are willing to sit down and work out a compromise. That shit happens. I'm a Vietnam vet. I'm not blind to the possibility that some of this stuff leads to real tragedy.
But in the modern US, to a certain extent defensive apathy is the cornerstone of peace and prosperity. Religious nuts, feminists, skinheads, etc. get in my face, and I blow them off and go about my day. It's all just hot air. They only have as much power as I choose to give them. So I ignore them. If they get in my face, I tell them to fuck off. And that way, we all get along fine.
Let them persecute those idiots who want to play their game with them. Let them all try to one-up each other and talk about how they're all holier and more sensitive to injustices than each other. Let them howl about how they're traumatized by everything I do (or don't do). Me, I just tell them to fuck off, and we all get along fine.
By the way, you're kind of getting in my face by telling me that I'm supposed to give a shit. I don't give a shit. I simply don't. So don't make me tell *you* to fuck off.