Having an opinion that protects people is good.
But having an opinion that puts someone’s social behavior on the spot because it makes you feel uncomfortable is not.
Being European, I’ve learned to tolerate everything that doesn’t hurt anyone, because I’ve come to understand people by being around people of every imaginable nationality, culture, age and religion.
Like Mikey said, everything someone does, will offend someone somewhere.
When living in a melting pot, the only way you can live and let live is to have a superposition of opinions that adapt to the people you interact with.
When the wind of change comes, some people build walls, other’s build windmills.
Stepping out of one’s comfort zone is an opportunity to re-assess ones self, more than it is, of your surroundings.
Conquer yourself, and you conquer all.
Instead of standing firmly against the stream proclaiming your beliefs, become the stream, and you will realize you can get everywhere and back, without ever having changed your opinions.
In other words… Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.
Let people do whatever it is they want to do; Life will punish them if they walk astray.
Your opinion won’t change the endless instances of drinking at a work place before, now and in the future… It’s only affecting Jens Erik, who never issued an opinion of you.
Now, i’m not saying you should suppress your opinions. I’m just saying; Don’t project your opinions on to others, lest you quickly find out what people’s opinions are of you and it’s NEVER going to be good. never.
The only time when an opinion is good is if your trying to protect something, and make it clear and make sense.