Are you listening?
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By CHERI ROBERTS for Challenging the Rhetoric
Over the years I have interacted with many people who have vastly different beliefs than I. This is how it should be for all of us. Diversity is ultimately the basic foundation for successful communities in any society.
When there is no diversity, and everyone is lock-step, truth gets redefined for a purpose other than truth and you no longer have a community; you have a cult.
Because beliefs are formed, so too are our presentations of them. Although we are born ignorant, most of us are not born assholes. Being an asshole, just like learning, is a choice, not a birth defect.
If you are an asshole, you choose to be.
What is it inside of you that makes that so?
That is a good question for all of us, myself included because, at different times…
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