Former President Obama Criticizes Leftist Shutdown Culture - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Democracy demands that we're able also to get inside the reality of people who are different than us so we can understand their point of view. Maybe we can change their minds, maybe they'll change ours. You can't do this if you just out of hand disregard what your opponent has to say from the start. And you can't do it if you insist that those who aren't like you because they are white or they are male, somehow there is no way they can understand what I'm feeling, that somehow they lack standing to speak on certain matters.

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The facebook question

I am deactivating (not deleting) my Facebook account today.

For a number of reasons to be sure, but this most recent revelation has solidified my thinking.

Our information is truly useful and sold to the highest bidder.

Cambridge Analytics is likely just the tip of the iceberg. So there you go.

I may return. For the time being, I'm on Twitter @GregoryHStrong  

 Peace and blessings friends.

 

Breaking up with Facebook? It may be harder than it looks

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/breaking-up-with-facebook-its-harder-than-it-looks/