Before we lay out a logical argument, it’s worth considering whether that’s what’s required.
Is the person you’re engaging with coming from a place of logic, or from an identity?
If it’s an identity then logic won’t win the argument, because they aren’t looking for logic, they are looking for information that supports their identity.
The other day I wrote a blog saying we are all bigoted. I had a response from someone saying they weren’t bigoted, they were from the ‘school or Informed Enlightenment’.
The fact that the ‘school or Informed Enlightenment’ is actually a form of bigotry meant that I knew I was dealing with an identity, not logic, so no conversation was entered into.
Is there any point entering an argument that can’t be resolved?
Sometimes, I don’t have anything to add.
Recently I was watching a video of our Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern, speaking about women’s suffrage.
Have you ever seen someone driving a car you want, running a business you want, in a relationship you want, ***insert any reason in here*** and been jealous of them and wished you had that?
This past year has been tough in many ways.
When you know, you know.
“Never give up,” I’m sure you’ve heard that.
You’ve got two options..
“You’ll pay more, but you’ll get more than you paid for.”
How often do you hear the statement, ‘there just aren’t enough hours in the day”?
This is the first blog I’ve written since my cousin Matthew was killed flying a helicopter a few weeks ago.