There has been a meme running around Google Plus with its core wrapped in the University…


There has been a meme running around Google Plus with its core wrapped in the University California Pepper Spraying, but the nugget of the idea is that says if you disagree with the wrongness of this please do both of us a favor and uncircle me now.

I say no

If we keep uncircling everyone that disagrees with us soon enough we have nothing but an echo chamber of our little bubbles, each with our own little voice and the chorus of opinions grows silent. The great stewpot of ideas becomes stagnant with only one flavor.

If you disagree with me, or I with you, lets talk about it. Lets try to work through our differences in impassioned debate. Yes, I realize, it is difficult. Yes, I realize, our brains are wired to try to win arguments rather than establish and learn truth but let us try to meet somewhere in the middle. I hold out my hand and say:

Let us try

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