Back in March I wrote about the instrumental role that social media influencers played in promoting the concept of social distancing, amid the emergence of COVID-19. In just a few days, this obscure idea — social distancing — became ubiquitous. …
I recently read The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, a book written in 1993 by Al Ries and Jack Trout. Much of this book holds as true today as it was when written nearly three decades ago. One law in particular caught my attention — Law #10: The Law of…
As we sit down to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, we may find ourselves in conversations with people whom we struggle to understand.
We may wonder where they could have possibly sourced the “facts” that have led them to develop their opinions about COVID or the election or the country’s racial unrest. We may conclude that they’ve developed a distorted perspective of reality — a perspective shaped by misinformation from a biased selection of news sources and public figures.
But we should ask ourselves…who are we to think that our opinions have been shaped by anything different? Who are we to think that our perspective of reality is any less selective?
Reality is subjective. “Truth” is sadly subjective too, as we interpret it from different perspectives.
Remembering this can help us better understand the people with whom we might disagree.
Posing thoughts and questions about the human experience.