This time of year brings out the best and the worst in people. Not just those running for office, but also those who are passionate about the election and the issues at hand. Social media has greatly increased our ability to express ourselves across the miles, good or bad! There is, indeed, a great seriousness regarding this nation and many are overwrought with concerns, fears, hope, despair and opinions…today I want to say just a little bit about opinions.
Like I said, social media has made sharing our opinions with the entire human population as easy as a click, but remember, when you do that you are setting yourself up for disagreement, agreement, harsh remarks or the dreaded unfriending and unfollowing! I will say that I keep my political opinions to myself for the most part, why…because we are already on information overload by the media, why subject ourselves to anything more. Explore the facts and issues, watch the debates and make an informed, personal decision.
Always remember this, if you do put your opinions and feelings out there for the world to see and others disagree with you, it doesn’t mean they hate you…it just means they disagree.
There is something to be said about not discussing politics and religion…show your faith, support your country and keep your comments to a minimum. Remember, the whole world is watching! Well maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but it makes for good writing!