Echo chambers are comfortable. Dialogue is hard. People are mean on the internet. Woe is me. So. Very. Tiresome.
Aaaaaaaargh… I hear you, Tom Gregg. I actually treasure the fact we come from opposite sides of the political spectrum because it helps me understand what’s going on in the US, and American conservatism in general (I still have a long way to go so keep dropping wisdom, please).
Medium is a great place for difficult comversations and we need to have them rather than shy away from them.
Also, happy birthday! My dad is two years older than you and just as opinionated. And he still teaches me new things every day…
Prying minds open with a pen isn’t for the faint-hearted.