I don’t know about you, but this is what my Facebook feed looks like right now:
The original post was “the sky is blue,” but clearly the conversation has little to nothing to do with the original topic. I have a feeling the lighthearted example above feels all too familiar to many of you. From logical fallacies, closed-mindedness, and utter randomness, this kind of rhetoric is fatiguing at best.
The worst part? Most of us have been guilty of one of these offenses at one point or another.
Election year politics can bring out the worst in us all. Let’s listen a little more, post a little less and work on our color recognition.