Gongs and cymbals

So many noisy gongs. So many clanging cymbals.

If you’re like me, you’ve been inundated by social media posts—both from the left and from the right—throughout this latest political cycle. Passionate, intelligent, God-fearing people who convincingly argue against whatever straw-man point of view they oppose. People who I generally know to be good-hearted and upstanding and rational. People who are Christians.

But while their posts appear earnest and thoughtful, one thing continues to bear out. The posts are often accusatory, argumentative, devisive, even mean-spirited. On both sides of the political spectrum. And I think I can speak for some of the rest of us when I say this: We’re tired of it.

Read more: https://manuelluz.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/gongs-and-cymbals/

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