Friday, August 5, 2016

Righteous Wrath, the Great Distraction

Believe me, I of all people understand how compelling righteous wrath can be. How difficult it is to resist that infuriating comment on your friend's thread. How important it seems to use just the right words to explain why that other person is terrible, why their beliefs are damnable, why their way of being in the world is a threat to all that is good and holy.

The last post, "The Cliff," offers one reason to put that attitude on the shelf. Here's another very compelling argument that may give you pause next time you feel tempted to ride the wave of justifiable anger.

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