Man in the Mirror

09/27/2021

We used to be a people who championed listening to each other, understanding others points of view. Today, we are a people who champion canceling each other, judging and punishing others for having different beliefs as us. In two generations, we went from "I'm not okay" to "I'm okay, you're okay" to "I'm perfect, you're evil."

There is no grace anymore, no room to forgive anymore, no desire to understand a differing point of view. People are judged immediately with no context, no perspective, no empathy. The only mitigating context from society's judgement is our political beliefs. Certain political beliefs grant the holder an eternal moral and social get out of jail free card, while other political beliefs render the holder of those beliefs instantly guilty of any charge. 

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