I ran into this post by Natasha Crain the other day and thought that I would share it with you. The topic she discusses and the manner in which she advocates we deal with it is really excellent because it asks us to look below the surface conversation and understand exactly what we are dealing with and how to navigate it more effectively. I encourage you to read her entire article, I’m pretty sure it will give you a different perspective.
Aside from feeling the fatigue of quarantine in general, I am feeling the fatigue of people arguing about the quarantine. This includes Christians fighting with other Christians, Christians fighting with non-believers, and non-believers fighting with non-believers.
If you spend any time on social media, you know exactly what I’m talking about.
Our culture has largely lost the ability to disagree well. I’ve experienced this for years when discussing worldview issues with both Christians and skeptics. But because these worldview conversations tend to take place in online pockets, the nature of those disagreements isn’t always front and center in public life. The universal experience of COVID-19 right now, however, has shone a light on just how poorly many people conduct disagreements—for all to see. And what I see happening in COVID-19 disagreements is the same thing I’ve so often seen happen in worldview disagreements:
To read the rest of this excellent article, please click on the direct link below: