Them: These are great policies and politicians! And we need more of them! I love tyranny!
Me: My allegiance is to the republic – to democracy!
Them: If you’re not with me, you’re my enemy.
Me: Only a partisan deals in absolutes. I will do what I must.
Them: You will try…
All of us write blog posts that argue our positions back and forth for several months. Nothing is accomplished.
Me: I have failed you. I have failed.
Them: I should have known sane people were trying to take over.
Me: Politicians/bureaucrats/police/BLM-protestors/gay-rights-activists/the-religious-right are evil!
Them: From my point of view, people who respect others and just want to be left alone are evil!
Me: Well you are lost then!
see part onewww.theunderstandingproject.com/blog/how-i-usually-feel-lately