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Negative outweighs positive

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 2011nfl, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    I posted a thread a little while ago, and the first few comments were negative. Then one of the negative commentors pm'd me and we had a conversation, and I was able to show him some of what i spoke of in the post. Now he understands what I was saying ofcourse and we are cool, but it made me think of something. If there is 10 comments on a thread and 6 are positive with the other 4 being negative, the negative seem to still outweigh the positive. The reason is that negative naturally outweighs positive as evil outweighs good. What I am trying to say, is for those of you who naturally think negative, try to think of anything positive before posting negative, because in a place like this, negative comments can detour others from motivating themselves to make money. And if you do say something negative, only to later find out you were wrong, admit it to others, because a once negative comment retracted is heavier than a negative and positive comment combined. :D

    By the way, my birthday is in 2 days so go easy on me lol :D
     
  2. likeskoolaid

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    no offense but maybe your thread just sucked
     
  3. eBayMafia

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    I'm a skeptic, and people say I'm negative. I feel that if people focused mainly on the positive sides of things, then it doesn't allow people to fully gauge how much of a negative impact they may face in the future by making certain decisions. If someone asks "I lost my job, should I invest my last $500 into my online business?" - people will sprout up and be like "Yeah, there is no reward without risk, you can do it!" and when someone says "Don't do it, it's not a good idea, how might you eat next month?" it kind of brings people down to earth, destroying fantasy, thus making them upset. I know a lot, and I mean A LOT of dreamers. Every single day, people come to me and say "I've got this million dollar idea for a business" and I have to shoot it down if its a really bad idea, but I do of course explain why and make sure to back myself up. A friend recently sold his car and invested $8,000 in studio equipment. His music was horrible and he lost the drive to improve. Had to move back in with his parents after a couple months. So many people are so supportive of others that they let people run off with their own ideas and allow them to create fantasies. This may be why some people come to me for clarification. This could also be why I'll never be broke and my family will always have what they need, even after I pass on or something.

    Also, if you come on a forum and if people are saying something doesn't work detours you from trying something, you were likely never to try it in the first place. The real world isn't supportive, capitalism is a rat race and there very much is a time limit in everything you do.
     
  4. thetvnun

    thetvnun Power Member

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    this is a good thread. i think we're all teetering somewhere between the two.