By Anonymous - 12/07/2019 00:01 - Poland - Warsaw
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Lots and LOTS of ignorant people loooove to use the "i'm entitled to my opinion" phrase. They are usually folks who are unable to admit they could be wrong or don't know something, and rather than educate themselves or be open to anything they try to drag every else's knowledge down. What they are really saying is "my opinion is just as valid as your actual knowledge or facts." For examples, see the 2016 elections. My favorite response is 'you are entitled to your opinions. But what you are stating are FACTS, not opinions. You are not entilted to your own facts."
My father used to do the same with me. I have a science and mathematics degree, he would argue with me tooth and nail that he was right about things based on stuff he saw on since show on TV. I used to put the phone down on speaker phone and walk away.. Let him talk it out, then come back without him ever noticing. If I didn't do this, his stubbornness would drive me to insanity.
Some fathers have a hard time when they realize their children are smarter than they are.
Just ignore/ don't respond to his incorrect comments. And roll your eyes when he's not looking.... Or (obviously) exaggerate when you simply reply, "Oh, you're SO right, Dad!" In other words, "you can't fix stupid," so no sense in trying in this case.