Are you listening?
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but the darts you throw still hurt me.
I am not a dart board.
You are not a dart board either, yet daily each of us gets stuck with a well-aimed dart or two by those we encounter and engage with.
Sometimes, we ourselves are the dart throwers.
Modern communication comes with an odd array of etiquette that is mired in caveats where lashing out for the sake of being an asshole is common practice.
Ten-years ago I was astounded by the lack of class delivered in words over the internet. Today I am outraged and it’s not just the internet anymore.
What have we allowed to infest our communications with one another?
Whatever it is…it is clearly not good for humankind.