This week’s violence at Berkeley would seem to support the conservative claim that the truly violent political group in America is not gun-toting conservatives, but protesting progressives. Naturally, progressives resist this characterization, despite the commonness of violent speech among Women’s March speakers, at BLM rallies...
I want to suggest a shift in mindset that can move us from alienation and grief to hope and action. I stress mindset, because, as it is said, “our attitude determines our altitude.” Until we can adopt a constructive attitude, we will stay inert, or worse, destructive. Here are three things we can consider:
The glass is half full
The glass is dirty
The glass is half empty