You’re Not Busy, You’re Just Rude, Wall Street Journal 3/12/2017
Here’s the problem: Most of us aren’t too busy to make time for our loved ones—to return a text or phone call or free up time for satisfying chat. And yet that is the impression we’re giving. When we tell someone we’re too busy to give them more than a few moments of our attention—too busy for a call or a meal or a visit—what they hear is this: “I am too busy for you. You don’t matter enough to me.”
Are We Raising Racists?, New York Times 3/14/2017
Of the many dangers this presidency poses, one of the greatest is deep damage to our children’s perceptions of race, gender and other kinds of difference. We know the youngest children internalize racist perceptions of themselves and others. As early as age 5, children recognize differential treatment and understand something about the social status of different racial groups, their own group and others.
Gillian sent me this video, it hits right in the feels: Blind Devotion