RSS

There are a lot of jackasses, ignorami, liars, and jerks out there influencing the world, but calling them names won’t do any good, because it only hurts their feelings and makes you look desperate and powerless

25 Mar

A word of explanation, though I was planning to post only the title there. Just an impression as I research certain hot debates in education. Instead of attempts to educate us on how the various players express and support their views, there’s this pissed-off tone that would only appeal to those who have already made up their minds and came like the choir to be preached to. Come on, journalists, stop being such…

Sorry. I mean, give us information, your reasoned opinions, and stop appealing to our herd instincts. I don’t want to be part of anyone’s faithful flock.

 
1 Comment

Posted by on March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

One response to “There are a lot of jackasses, ignorami, liars, and jerks out there influencing the world, but calling them names won’t do any good, because it only hurts their feelings and makes you look desperate and powerless

  1. jdawgsrunningblog

    March 26, 2014 at 5:14 am

    which is why storytelling is a lost art–and all we can do is tell our story–not seek to persuade or underlie a particular lie or argument—and who knows of whence or how ignorance flowers, takes such root within us all–how righteous indignation gets such hands-off treatment—i walk the earth mostly in confusion–and a contemplative humility–embedded in a coat of silence.

     

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: