I’ve drafted and deleted at least five posts in the past week.
Nice. New Orleans. Dallas. Turkey. Minnesota.
Bad stuff happens all over the world. And it happens for really stupid reasons like racism, religion and fear. Things we should’ve gotten over years ago.
We’re all looking for silver bullets.
That one article that sums up our feelings and will surely convince the opposition of their misguided views. Or even that one pundit whose outrage just pisses off the other side.
I don’t have many answers. I’m a white dude in one of the whitest states in America. I come from a background that placed me in close contact with people of color, people with different religions and difference economic backgrounds. But that was years ago. I’m safely ensconced in the suburbs now, and I write a little blog that’s read by 50 or so people every day.
In other words, you won’t find what you’re looking for here. [Continue reading]