Martin Luther on the current state of over-sensitivity

“The ears of our generation have been made so delicate by the senseless multitude of flatterers that, as soon as we perceive that anything of ours is not approved of, we cry out that we are being bitterly assailed; and when we can repel the truth by no other pretense, we escape by attributing bitterness, impatience, and intemperance to our adversaries.” ~Martin Luther to Pope Leo X, 1520

So, it seems there really is nothing new under the sun.

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  1. “Opinions are immunities to being told ‘You’re wrong.'” ~ Relient K, “The Only Thing Worse than Beating a Dead Horse is Betting on One,” from the Mmmhmm album

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