Friday, April 22, 2016

The Condemnation Game

Ned Beatty in "Network" pretty much nailed what we are seeing more frequently in this country.

Disagree with a point of view? Shout it down.

Don't like a law passed by a state? Boycott them.

Don't assume that they simply have a different opinion on a complicated subject. Proclaim that they are evil. 

Don't use reason, use coercion.

Because your side, of course, is pure.


At 6:54 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Counterpoint: it's hard to respect an opinion when that opinion disrespects another person's existence.

At 7:34 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

You don't need to respect an opinion to permit it to be voiced or to accord basic courtesy to the other person.



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