Disqualified! Below the belt…

When having a disagreement or debate, the moment you go from challenging the person's ideas to insulting the person herself, you reveal your ignorance, your lack of intelligence, and your arrogant refusal to acknowledge the possibility that, in spite of all of the reasons you believe that you're right, you could be dead wrong. Being … Continue reading Disqualified! Below the belt…

Perspective…

Altering another person's perspective is very difficult when it is attached to their deeply held values or beliefs. While most intelligent people are aware of this reality, very few of them understand WHY it's so difficult.  It's generally viewed as a fact as elementary as the sky being blue. Yet, continuing with this analogy, most … Continue reading Perspective…