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  • No! Conflict makes my stomach churn

    3 3.75%
  • no

    12 15.00%
  • not really

    5 6.25%
  • occassionally

    5 6.25%
  • arguing: no; debating yes

    28 35.00%
  • only if they're intelligent

    9 11.25%
  • when I'm bored

    4 5.00%
  • YES!

    2 2.50%
  • I enjoy a good conflict

    6 7.50%
  • only when I need to put a filthy invalid in his place

    6 7.50%
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    Default Do you enjoy arguing with people?

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    only if they're intelligent
    I like it. Sometimes I will play devil's advocate just to make the person see there are other ways to look at a given matter, but if the person is dumb I don't even bother. Not only my efforts are futile, but I also don't learn anything in return.
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    No.

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    If it's really clear cut I like it.

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    Generally not, but once in awhile I get into it. I think not liking it is more of a confidence thing with me, rather than being conflict-averse in general.

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    I never find arguing enjoyable at all and don't understand people who do.

    This is probably because i care about harmony a great deal.

    I do see one or two good uses (yielding outcomes) for arguing but they are not important enough to me to focus most of my energy on.

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    I enjoy a good discussion, not argument. Once in a while one that'll be enjoyable to participate in.

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    Intellectual matters? No problem, I'll argue to death and actually the competition makes me feel good. OTOH though, I need either not to care about the person, or to know that he won't get offended.
    Emotional matters? Well, it's good when you want to end a relationship. Otherwise either you blow up and likely damage part of the relationship forever, or you bicker and slowly destroy its foundations.
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    I'm all for an open, friendly discussion, but I see no point in arguing for argument's sake. I tend to avoid the latter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elfboy View Post
    be honest
    Why wouldn't I like arguing with people?
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