5 examples of why you can’t have conversations with some!

Many believe that it is much easier to have a thorough discussion with people who trust the facts than those who seem to believe that their opinions are the same as the facts. While everyone is entitled to their own opinion, no one should be given their facts simply because of their own opinion, so! Although we have often watched politicians bias actions, reactions, and reasons/reality, what has occurred over the past four years is unlike anything in recent memory (and not necessarily in the present). good sense). )! In the past, the degree of partisan behavior did not seem as divisive and polarizing as it does today, when our elected officials seem to accomplish next to nothing of importance! Even when something seems to be an assumption, easy peasy, very little, is done! Wouldn’t it be nice if these politicians, at least sometimes, prioritized the greater good, than their personal/political agenda and self interest? With that in mind, this article will attempt to briefly consider, examine, review and discuss 5 examples/reasons why you can’t have meaningful discussions with certain people.

1. Has the GOP become the POT?: For many, it seems, the Grand Old Party (GOP/Republican) has morphed into the Party of Trump (POT). The rhetoric, the statements and the voting habits, even on somewhat obvious issues, seem to be consistently going out of their way, trying to please the former president, instead of getting things, which should be priorities. , accomplished! When the vast majority of elected Republicans refuse to even accept a commission to examine the events of January 6, 2021 and related activities/issues, to consider how to prevent these risks in the future, clearly demonstrates, this partisan behavior, you’ve gone too far! When, we applaud, the 35 members of that party (out of more than 200), which, according to this common sense idea, should concern us! When so many people prioritize conspiracy theories and so-called alternative facts over the actual facts, the United States appears to be facing a clear and present danger.

2. Alternative facts: President Trump’s communication adviser said he was not lying etc., but just articulating Alternative Facts, it should come as no surprise, there is so much polarization! There is only one set of facts, whether you agree or not.

3. Conspiracy theories: Groups, such as, Q anonetc., clinging to unproven conspiracy theories, which have often led to potentially (and real) dangerous ramifications.

4. Anti – vaccination, and anti – masks: Most of the people who were cooperative and wore masks, because it made sense, from a public health perspective, have a hard time discussing this with the so-called, antimaskers! To affirm, without evidence and/or experience, that they do not work/are not effective, harm the common good! Instead of cheering and eagerly wanting to get vaccinated, because it’s the only safe and effective way to escape the ramifications of this horrible pandemic, it seems to oppose, quality, common sense!

5. hate crime: For whatever reasons (or set of reasons), we have witnessed hate crimes occurring at a disturbing level! Whether it’s anti-Asian, anti-Semitic, racist, etc., it’s alarming! We are supposed to be a nation, of laws, focused on protecting many freedoms and rights, with freedom and justice, for – all!

Wake up, America, and start talking to each other, instead of each other! We need to address this troubling set of situations sooner rather than later!

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