Each year we look forward to celebrating Independence Day together with family and friends. This year we are looking forward to an extra-long fun-filled weekend on Moosehead Lake.
“You will Always and All Ways be welcome to those whom you Belong to.”
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Today is a day to dance on Lancey Street. The snow is falling. The kids are home from school. It’s warm inside. Sound tracks are rolling as we revisit some of our favorite dance tunes:
Great article by Arthur C. Brooks on how to have compassionate communication with and about those we disagree with in politics, spirituality, philosophy and more. He sites that The problem in America today is not incivility or intolerance, rather, it is “motive attribution asymmetry” which breeds contempt.
“What we need is not to disagree less, but to disagree better. And that starts when you turn away the rhetorical dope peddlers — the powerful people on your own side who are profiting from the culture of contempt. As satisfying as it can feel to hear that your foes are irredeemable, stupid and deviant, remember: When you find yourself hating something, someone is making money or winning elections or getting more famous and powerful. Unless a leader is actually teaching you something you didn’t know or expanding your worldview and moral outlook, you are being used.”