Yearning for better political discourse
September 5, 2018
I had an interesting experience a few weeks ago. I was involved in a political conversation between people of differing political beliefs and it was surprisingly pleasant.
In 2018, political discourse, especially amongst people who support different parties, can erupt into a fiery argument at the drop of a hat. Feelings get hurt, intelligence is challenged and relationships can be ruined over a simple disagreement over who is a better election choice or what is best for local, state and federal government.
I blame the Internet. Mind you, I’m not saying the internet is a complete mistake,...