Given that the quote was evidently taken from another thread, my musings may be off base. But, it seems like common sense to assume that some topics are going to provoke a strong reaction, particularly those that deal with bodily invasion, and to broach them more carefully.
>Shock value, hmmm? Two of my sisters have been raped, my brother >died of AIDS, I've paid for an abortion, one sister is a Jehovah's >witness and I still love her. None of these topics do (or should) >torque me to the point of irrationality... I've seen people born, >I've seen people die, and I don't go ballistic when others make >provocative comments.
>Understanding, sure. Walking on eggshells- hah! Omlette time.