Thursday, May 26, 2016

An upsetting truth

It happened again. And therein lies a lesson: If you say something someone doesn't want to hear, they will get upset.

It doesn't matter if it's the truth, an opinion, or a lie. All that matters is that they don't want to hear it.

Of course, often the truth will make them strike out the worst, because a flawed opinion or a lie can easily be countered with truth, but the only thing a person upset by the truth can do is... well, something crazy.

If the truth is that your heroes are individuals committing deeply evil acts, you need to let go of your heroes, not get upset at the truth. And that truth is upsetting to many people.

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