"Disagreement and other ideas are seen as a threat and attack and some people immediately take on a victim role and say things like 'I didn't come here for this. If you continue talking, I'm leaving.' This is a very common strategy for managing conflict and tension in UU congregations."
David Markham in Notes on the Gadfly Papers.
Editor's note: The described tension management technique is a violation of several UU principles especially principle 3 and 4.