And if you’re like me there’s usually one post you can’t resist commenting on. You know the type. Maybe it’s purposefully incendiary. Maybe it’s just plain wrong. Maybe you’ve imbibed a few too many Mangrias, and the temptation is just too strong. Whatever the reason, we’ve all been there. And we’ve all experienced the joy and despair—though mostly despair—of arguing on Facebook.
My friends complain about it all the time. They tell me, “With some people, it’s like arguing with a brick wall!”
They’re exactly right. (And in most cases I prefer the wall.) But why?