It seems that all over the globe people are forgetting that adage that their parents were forever telling them as children. It’s better to say nothing if what you have to say isn’t nice.
Americans are experiencing it with Donald Trump who has made people believe it is not only acceptable but mandatory to wear their bigotry as a giant rosette, proudly affixed to themselves for all the World to see. Meanwhile here in the UK we have friends, families and communities at each others throats over the referendum due to be held on 23 June over whether the UK should leave or remain a member of the EU.
On both counts it’s hard to escape the inflammatory language from both sides and in both cases that includes factions allegedly on the same side. Turn on the television, open a ‘news’ paper, log in to Facebook or scan your Twitter timeline and you’ll know what I mean. I am right and you are wrong vs. NO, I am right and YOU are wrong. Read More→