Sense and Sensibility
Most of you now have a pretty good idea of how I write, and what that implies for how the command center up top o’ my noggin operates.
This is an example of why my wife and I get along so well. It’s also a damn fine bit of writing. An excerpt:
This was my Facebook update today:
It’s four months to the next election, and there are a lot of bruising political fights ahead. Some of us will be duking out our ideas here. If you post ideas I disagree with, I’m probably going to say so. You’re invited to do the same with me. I’ll ask you to support your positions with evidence, and I’ll expect you to expect the same from me. If you don’t have a solid reason for supporting something, you just feel it’s right in your gut, just say so, but admit that that’s the case instead of getting angry or changing the subject, but I’d suggest that you dig a little deeper and question your own motivations for taking that stance, as I will with mine. I’ll listen to you. Listen to me. Bottom line: what I care about is that the country most of us live in and that we’re raising our children in is a better place for all of them. Not just mine, yours too.
Which I think is a much better way to approach social media than this.
Edited to add:
While I was switching around browser windows, Conor published this. Serendipity?