Civility has taken a vacation. Different opinions have become disturbing battles. I’ve struggled with how to talk about this and the reaction that may occur. In this newsletter, I’d like to share some thoughts about getting back to the values of respect and decorum.
In our politically ‘taking sides’ discourse, different opinions have gotten personal and hateful. The media feeds it; fear and anger can make them more money. In many instances, people are criticizing others without any respect or solutions. Everyone is yelling and no one is listening. Hope is under threat.
‘Out of the mouth of babes’, I’ll start with this video from a sage small child: https://www.facebook.com/NTDTelevision/videos/2808170575891701/