Tagged: Love

Using the Tactics of Tyrants in the Name of Love 0

Using the Tactics of Tyrants in the Name of Love

One thing that bothers me is when people use bullying, intimidation, name calling and other methods to silence their opponents in the name of a noble cause.   Either they don't realize or don't care that they are using the same tactics as tyrants and hate groups. They don't see how hypocritical and counterproductive it…
Treating the Symptoms Instead of the Disease 0

Treating the Symptoms Instead of the Disease

One thing that we have to be careful of, whether when dealing with a physical illness or a social problem, is the tendency to treat the symptoms without treating the disease. Treating the symptoms is not bad. It's just less effective if that's all that you do. For example, let's say you have a patient…
Did America Just Suddenly Become More Racist and Hateful? 0

Did America Just Suddenly Become More Racist and Hateful?

In the aftermath of Trump's election to the office of President, we have seen a rise in the number of acts of hate, some racist, some discriminatory against the LGBT community or Muslims, others against supporters of various candidates. Suddenly it seems as if we have more racists and haters everywhere, or at least their sympathizers.…
You Can’t End Racism and Discrimination by Insulting People 0

You Can’t End Racism and Discrimination by Insulting People

You can't end racism and discrimination by hurling insults at people and dismissing them and silencing them as being racist, sexist or deplorable. You can only end racism and discrimination and create a kinder world if you actually talk to people who disagree, understand why they feel the way they do, and explain that there…
The Missing Voices of Love & Reason 0

The Missing Voices of Love & Reason

In the aftermath of this election, which I think was exhausting and draining on all of us, I've been doing some thinking. There are a ton of voices that divide us and promote their own interests and agendas above all others, but where are the voices promoting peace, love and respect? We have a lot…