We’ve come to live in a complicated, splintered world where not all realities are shared equally anymore. For instance, in this age of Trump, one can choose the option of “alternative facts.” The divisiveness that is happening in this country (and around the world) is like nothing I’ve seen in my lifetime. As someone who works hard at being clear and living a spiritual life, this is more than disconcerting.
At least in the US, the generally accepted practice has been that one should neither discuss politics nor religion in polite company. While there’s a problem with that view as well, it wasn’t based on fear; fear […]