Something to do with Politics

This is an embarrassing story, but I will tell it anyway. . . In my younger years, I was completely uninterested in politics and therefore fairly uninformed about such things. My aversion was probably because I clearly saw politics, party platforms, and elections as instruments of division between human beings, and even between friends and … Continue reading Something to do with Politics

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Two Red Flags

There are two “red flags” to consider when listening to the news media or political speeches. If we are being told to be afraid of something, the speaker is trying to manipulate the emotions of the listeners. Typically, they will then offer their agenda as the solution to calm the fears they just imparted. If … Continue reading Two Red Flags