Thanks for the shout-out and I agree. Getting to know you the past few months, we are pretty much on the same page. It’s interesting how it gets perceived by some as very different.
They like to talk a lot about how logical and rational they are but what really comes through loud and clear is what they mean by that is that their emotional responses feel right to them, and so they can then be deemed logical. — this is spot on!
There’s nothing wrong with talking about how you feel, or basing an opinion in that, but it is pretty telling about the way that we’ve been socialized that use of logic and the lack thereof are considered weapons. And, that those who most often bandy that particular weapon around are quite often the ones who don’t have much access to or understanding of the emotions that drive them. It’s kind of a “he protests too much” sort of thing.
That being said, I agree that it’s a pretty cool place around here anyway and I think I’ll stay as well.