Stephen Fry discusses the power of language in our seeming quest to destroy “the other.”
I had a facebook “friend” who would respond to some of my posts in the most vile manner, and I asked her why she was being so vicious and aggressive. She said she just didn’t think Liberals were moral people, so she didn’t really care about their [my] feelings. WOW.
Like he says, once you dehumanize someone else, it’s possible to do just about anything to them — and it’s absolutely true.
This is our daily open thread — Be careful out there, people.
Purpose in our lives, and the meaning of life, the universe and everything, comes from within ourselves. Life is too short (or long) to take on someone else’s idea of purpose/meaning of our existence. Why settle for little…?