The sooner you be taught this, and how to defend your individual psychological space, the better off you’ll be in life. You have an obligation and a proper to guard yourself from individuals who would willingly mistreat you. If you are not prepared to win, it is best to withdraw in the intervening time, recoup and regroup, and reside to argue better one other day. This is especially true in case you are hopelessly outnumbered by a unified group who all appear to share the same robust, inflexible political opinion. If not, however, and so they respond with aggression, sarcasm, derision, and so forth., you are sadly coping with an intellectual lightweight as nicely as a child, or a bully, or both.