Poisonous statements have reached epidemic proportions…It’s a dilemma, I’m stumped!!!
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Voltaire
I saw this saying twice today, the first time on a poster in someone’s office, the second time on a friend’s status on Facebook. I have always liked this saying, to me it epitomized the open and fair mind.
The world today is an open forum of ideas, almost anyone can publish and disseminate their point of view. The new communication media has opened up the field for every Tom, Dick, and Harriet to speak their minds (this very blog for example). But you know what? I’ve been wondering lately how good of a thing that is!
Who receives all these views and opinions? The masses? Who are the masses, and can they discern credibility and or authenticity?I’m sure lots of people read critically, but lots don’t…
Here’s another quote by…
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