« on: November 10, 2014, 11:16:30 pm »
I'm going to say again that you're allowed to not like Alty as much as you want to. I don't think there's anything I can say to change that. Alty is demonstrably unstable, which he freely admits. I think he fucks up, and I think he makes bad decisions, but I don't think he's a bad person, and I don't think he deserves the level of escalation and character assassination that he received here last night when he was posting what was, ultimately, pretty fucking innocuous. And this is where the disagreement comes in. I am totally fine with you disliking Alty, but I am not fine with anyone shitting on a person who needs help much more than he needs abuse. He's had enough abuse.
Now I want to talk about you and I. Roger, I want you to know I was not ignoring you. I have a hard time communicating with you when we're arguing, because you have a tendency to read whatever I say in the absolute worst light imaginable. I wish you would not do that. I've deleted 5 words today for every 1 that I've typed. I'd like to think I've earned better treatment than that.
For you, and for Suu, I get that you are, and were, angry. I will just never be able to reconcile a momentary burst of anger against writing off friends, or advocating suicide. I can't deal with that bullshit right now. I wrote a piece and posted it in Or Kill Me about a month ago that is the result of a night of thinking about killing myself. Maybe it's the thought of that that sent me into this righteous indignation, I don't know, but I'd like to think that in spite of the fact that I've been a dick on occasion, a bad episode isn't going to wind me up in the shit pile where anything said, goes, because it's said in anger and therefore doesn't count. I don't think anyone deserves that, and that includes Alty.