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How Do We Disagree?
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2 days ago
Disagreeing is such a negative concept, but it does not have to be. We can agree to disagree and be totally okay with that. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and as long as we listen to the other person's point, we can create peace with a disagreement. On the other hand, if everyone agreed all the time, life would be boring. Disagreement causes conversations, which help us grow and expand our comfort zones. Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which this country was founded. If two men on a job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, then both are useless. In my opinion, there needs to be a balance between agreement and disagreement. Both need to be calm, peaceful, and full of learning & positivity.
3 days ago
I disagree with my words. It is too often that people want to use their fists. What good comes of that? I understand that fighting can gain you the respect of others, but it has too many negative consequences. I prefer sitting down and looking at the facts. I always come well prepared to an argument.
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