We do 'step outside the circle' when it comes to moderating anyone's content or removing them from the forum, but aside from that we are entitled to an opinion on any matters we wish to offer one on.. http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... If we were moderating based on personal feelings, likes and dislikes, you might have a valid point..
Yes I appreciate that for the most part you do view from without, and a very good job you all do of it. Especially in regards to the likes and dislikes. There are, shall we term them certain strong flavours, that I personally would see more moderating input applied to. But then that's just me. But what I actually posted was
Which means stepping outside of the circle when it comes to contentious issues and offering comments. You cant have you cake and eat it.
Which is a slightly different ball of wax.
I'm all for freedom of speech and the expression of valid opinions. Exercising that freedom at the appropriate time is another matter entirely. What constitutes an appropriate time depends on the appertaining circumstances.
Can't see much difference between what you said and the reply I gave if I'm honest. http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... It might help if you define what you would refer to as a 'contentious issue', as your definition and the next persons may differ.. http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
I admit that to a certain degree I am splitting hairs. But I do believe that my point is valid. To try and provide a definitive example of a 'contentious issue' might be, is rather difficult given the fact that they are by their very nature something of a moving target , being as they are subjected to individual POV. But funnily enough we all seem to be able to recognise one when we see one.
e.g. capital punishment.