I'd say people like hrotha, Libertine and Hitch also post a lot. Then there's a lot of posters who post less often, but most of those are closer to the three I mentioned than the ones you mentioned. I certainly don't think the clinic is so one-sided/dominated as you claim it to be.pmcg76 said:Hitch you are right in that not everyone here has the same beliefs but there is an overall tone that is hard to miss.
A few people dominate and they set the tone as other voices tend to get drowned out. That doesn't mean there isn't ulterior views, just that they are less noticeable.
Look at the posters who post most frequently here, B69, sniper, the sceptic, the hog, blackcat all with a post rate far higher than most other posters. Put their views together and it becomes rather repetitive. That is the tone set right there as they post more frequently.
Those posters are also prone to flat-out lies, twisting of facts and shouting down of anyone who doesn't share their opinions presented as facts. Again, that sets the tone.
You say Hog and B69 are ostracized. By whom? I think a lot of posters view those 2 and some of the others I listed with zero credibility but rather than engage, they stay clear of them and as those I listed dominate, people simply don't post as frequent as they might. I simply go through phases of not posting simply because I cannot be bothered. I imagine plenty others are the same.
It really is that simple, not a common mindset as alluded to, more an overall tone that comes through.
I guess it also has a lot to do with which threads in the clinic one visits.