Black People : Does Silence Really Speak Volumes ?

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  1. legit-writer

    legit-writer Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Does it really speak volumes, and if so in what circumstances? Or do people who are prone to creating drama use that when a person refuses to participate in it? I've felt for the most part that there is a time to be silent and there is a time to speak. Serious question though.
     
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    LOL - ok, i'm gonna keep silent............smh

    You're talking about 'drama' and you're taking my statement to you from another thread and creating a thread about my exact words that you obviously didn't like an hour later? Now if that ain't 'drama' i don't know what is.....:eek:

    have fun.........the ignore button is well within reach!

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    Folk tend to count whatever evidence that will support their belief, and if they can manipulate evidence to fit the story, they might do that too.

    For example ... the whole pleading the 5th option they say we have ... and you're accused of murder ... poor and Black.

    Go up in there being silent, not answering questions, not cooperating ... it's gonna be counted against you ... some kinda way.

    Yet they say ... it's a right we have ... and pleading it should not cast any aspersions on your character or good name.

    Guess it all depends ... i'd just say ... stay outta situations where your silence can impact you on this level ... and take the rest with a grain of salt.

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    it speaks volumes to those who want to use your silence to justify their assumptions. otherwise, silence is silence...and doesn't say, or speak, anything. to me, silence is golden...as the old saying goes.

    however, like info, i have to question the motivation behind this thread...given the comments of another thread?
     
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    yes he mentioned the whole thing about silence speaking volumes, and i have heard that statement so many times so when i saw that he said it, it probed me to just make a thread about it while it was fresh on my mind at the time.
     
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    understood.
     
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    I suppose it depends on the situation.

    For example:

    We can rationalize substantial disapproval in an afrikan centered school. Folks come out of the woodworks to intellectualize reasons/justifications against it.

    Bring up religious-centered academies. .....Crickets, because they've put themselves out there with a 'logic' that has no flexibility.
     
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    sometime silence is good and sometime bad when one not speak out , be heard
    all depend on the mood or direction of the grain........
     
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    Choose your battles wisely...all this [unecessary drama] is just not worth it.
     
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    Yes, especially when accompanied by a facial expression such as eye rolling. :rolleyes: Like this one. Note I'm not eye rolling you. :) Facial expressions alone are especially effective on me as I seem to be especially attuned to them.
     
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